Melvin Charles Bradford, professionally known as Mel-Man, is an American West Coast hip hop record producer and songwriter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Signed with Aftermath Entertainment, he is best known for his work with Dr. Dre, producing songs for the likes of Eminem, Xzibit, Truth Hurts, The Firm, Busta Rhymes and Snoop Dogg.[1]

Birth nameMelvin Charles Bradford
Also known asMel-Man
OriginPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
GenresWest Coast hip hop
Years active1996–present

A man named Michael Lowe filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Xzibit, Dr. Dre and Bradford about the song "X".[2]


Year Song Artist Album Credits
1996 "The Aftermath (Intro)" RC & Sid McCoy Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath Songwriter, co-producer
"Shittin' on the World" Mel-Man Vocals, songwriter, producer
1997 "Los Angeles Times" Xzibit Soul in the Hole soundtrack and 40 Dayz & 40 Nightz Songwriter, producer
"Untouchable" The Firm The Album
1998 "Eve of Destruction" Eve Bulworth soundtrack
1999 "Role Model" Eminem The Slim Shady LP
"The Watcher" Dr. Dre 2001 Producer
"Fuck You" Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg & Devin the Dude
"Still D.R.E." Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg Songwriter, producer
"Big Ego's" Dr. Dre & Hittman
"Xxplosive" Dr. Dre, Hittman, Kurupt, Nate Dogg & Six-Two Producer
"What's the Difference" Dr. Dre, Eminem, Xzibit & Phish Songwriter, producer
"Light Speed" Dr. Dre & Hittman Producer
"Forgot About Dre" Dr. Dre & Eminem Songwriter, producer
"The Next Episode" Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg
"Let's Get High" Dr. Dre, Kurupt & Ms. Roq Additional vocals, producer
"Bitch Niggaz" Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Hittman & Six-Two Bass, songwriter, producer
"The Car Bomb" Dr. Dre, Mel-Man & Charis Henry Vocals
"Murder Ink" Dr. Dre, Hittman & Ms. Roq Producer
"Some L.A. Niggaz" Dr. Dre, Hittman, Defari, Xzibit, Knoc-turn'al, Time Bomb, King T, MC Ren & Kokane
"Housewife" Dr. Dre, Hittman & Kurupt Songwriter, producer
"Ackrite" Dr. Dre & Hittman
"Bang Bang" Dr. Dre, Hittman & Knoc-turn'al Producer
2000 "Kill You" Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP Songwriter, producer
"Who Knew" Eminem
"The Real Slim Shady" Eminem
"Remember Me?" Eminem, RBX & Sticky Fingaz Producer
"I'm Back" Eminem Songwriter, producer
"Bitch Please II" Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Xzibit & Nate Dogg Songwriter
"Year 2000 (Remix)" Xzibit & KoЯn Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture Black and White Songwriter, producer
"X" Xzibit Restless
"Get Your Walk On" Xzibit
2001 "What Would You Do?" City High Music Inspired from the Motion Picture Life and City High Songwriter
"Bounce (Let Me See Ya Throw It)" Busta Rhymes Genesis Producer
"Benefit of the Doubt" Truth Hurts & Shaunta The Wash (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
"No" Joe Beast
2002 "Tired" Truth Hurts Truthfully Speaking
"The One and Only" Snoop Dogg Paid tha Cost to Be da Bo$$ Songwriter
2003 "Breathe" Blu Cantrell Bittersweet
2004 "Watch Out" Knoc-turn'al & Hittman The Way I Am Producer
2015 "D.G.I.F.U." Chris Brown & Tyga Fan of a Fan: The Album Songwriter
2017 "That's My Nigga" Meek Mill, YG & Snoop Dogg Bright: The Album


  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Mel-Man | Biography & History". AllMusic. Retrieved January 31, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Songwriter Faces Penalty In Xzibit Case". Billboard. March 25, 2005. Retrieved January 31, 2020.{{cite magazine}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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