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Melvin Breeden, better known as Mel-Man, is a record producer from Melbourne, Florida. He is the president and CEO of Big Cat Records and Radar Live, which Billboard Magazine placed at #13 on their list of Top Rap Labels in 2005.[1]

Birth nameMelvin Breeden
OriginNorfolk, Virginia
GenresHip hop, reggae, pop, R&B, gospel
Occupation(s)Producer, composer, songwriter
Years active1995–present
LabelsBig Cat, Aftermath, Radar Live
Associated actsDr. Dre, Gucci Mane, MC Breed, Eminem



Mel-Man released Freak Nasty's "Da' Dip" independently in 1996 and sold more than 1.5 million copies. He was nominated for a MTV VMA award in 1997. Breeden also marketed and released independent projects from Gucci Mane, Canton Jones, and Love & Hip Hop's Rasheedah.

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  1. ^ "Big Cat Records to Release Gucci Mane's TRAP-A-THON On 9/25". The Free Library. 2007-09-20. Retrieved 2014-02-14.

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