Melle Mel


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Melle Mel was born on May 15, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Melvin Glover. See full bio »

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Grosse Pointe Blank Soundtrack
(1997)
25th Hour Soundtrack
(2002)
Shaun of the Dead Soundtrack
(2004)
Mean Girls Soundtrack
(2004)

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 2019 Point Blank (performer: "The Message") / (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover)
 2018 White Boy Rick (writer: "Scorpio" - as Melvin Glover)
  Car Share (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... (performer: "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)") / (writer: "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)")
 2017 The Breaks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Runaway (2017) ... (writer: "Suicide")
 2017 Crown Heights (performer: "The Message" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Message" - uncredited)
 2016 Hip-Hop Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Foundation (2016) ... (writer: "It's Nasty" - as Melvin Glover)
 2015 Too Young to Die (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Falco - Sterben, um zu leben (2015) ... (writer: "The Message")
 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Justin Timberlake/Ellen DeGeneres/Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2015) ... (performer: "Downtown")
 2015 Fresh Dressed (Documentary) (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover)
 2014 Genesis: Together and Apart (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Message")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (performer: "White Lines" - as Grandmaster Melle Mel) / (writer: "White Lines" - as Melvin Glover)
 2014 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Message") / (writer: "The Message")
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (performer: "White Lines (Don't Do It)") / (performer: "White Lines (re-recorded master)" - as Grandmaster Melle Mel) / (writer: "White Lines (Don't Do It)", "White Lines (re-recorded master)" - as Melvin Glover)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "The Message")
 2011 I Want My Name Back (Documentary) (performer: "World Tour")
 2011 I Melt with You (performer: "White Lines (Don't Do It)") / (writer: "White Lines (Don't Do It)" - as Melvin Glover)
 2009 The Unusuals (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Circle Line (2009) ... (performer: "Grndmza Pt. 2" - uncredited)
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (writer: "Check Yo Self (Remix)" - as Melvin Glover)
 2006 Happy Feet (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover)
 2006/III Little Man (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover)
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (performer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Everybody Hates the Lottery (2006) ... (performer: "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)") / (writer: "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)")
- Everybody Hates the Babysitter (2005) ... (writer: "The Message")
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Check Yo Self (The Message Remix)" - uncredited)
 2004 White Chicks (writer: "White Girls" - as Melvin Glover)
 2004 Mean Girls (as Melvin Glover, "Fire")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Greed (2004) ... (writer: "White Lines")
 2004 Shaun of the Dead (writer: "White Lines")
 2003 American Wedding (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover)
 2003 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (writer: "The Message" - as Glover)
 2003 Daddy Day Care (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover)
 2002 I Love the '80s (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1982 (2002) ... (writer: "The Message")
 2002 25th Hour (performer: "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)") / (writer: "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)" - as Melvin Glover)
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (writer: "The Message" - uncredited)
 2002 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (Video Game) ("I'm a Star", uncredited)
 2002 Paid in Full (performer: "Grndmza", "Round by Round", "Blaze") / (writer: "Grndmza", "Round by Round", "Blaze" - as Melvin Glover)
 2002 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Teach Me Tonight (2002) ... (performer: "White Lines" - uncredited)
 2002 Empire (performer: "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)") / (writer: "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)" - as Melvin Glover)
 2001 Glitter (writer: "The Message")
 2001 Double Take (writer: "Movement In Still Life" - as Melvin Glover)
 2000 Downtown 81 (performer: "Rapture")
 1999 In Too Deep (writer: "Quiet Storm (Remix)" - as M. Glover)
 1998 Soul Music Festival: Part IV (TV Special) (performer: "8th Wonder", "The Message", "Rapper's Delight" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Message" - uncredited)
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (performer: "Ain't Nothin' But a Party" - as Grand Master Melle Mel)
 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank (performer: "White Lines" - as Grandmaster Melle Mel) / (writer: "White Lines" - as Melvin Glover)
 1996 Basquiat (performer: "White Lines" - as GrandMaster Flash Melle Mel) / (writer: "White Lines" - as Melvin Glover)
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1995)
- Episode dated 29 June 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "White Lines (Don't Do It)") / (writer: "White Lines (Don't Do It)")
 1994 Above the Rim (as Grand Master Melle Mei, "Anything")
 1992 Black to the Promised Land (Documentary) ("Back on the Block")
 1990 The Freshman (writer: "NEW YORK, NEW YORK" - as Melvin Glover)
 1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (performer: "What's The Matter With Your World" - as Mele Mel) / (writer: "What's The Matter With Your World" - as Mele Mel)
 1986 Pilat palat pois (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Polttaa, polttaa (1986) ... (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover, uncredited)
- Rinnat (1986) ... (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover, uncredited)
- Päärynäpeppu (1986) ... (writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover)
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Whatever Works (1985) ... (performer: "Vice" - uncredited) / (writer: "Vice" - uncredited)
 1984 Black Hollywood (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Message")
 1984 Beat Street (performer: "Beat Street Breakdown") / (writer: "Beat Street Breakdown")
 1983 Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five: The Message (Video short) (performer: "The Message") / (writer: "The Message")
 1983 Anillos de oro (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- ¿Por qué has tenido que hacerme esto? (1983) ... (writer: "The Message" - as M. Glover)
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Other Works:

Music video for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: "Downtown" See more »

Alternate Names:

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five | Sugarhill Gang & The Furious Five | Melvin Glover | Grand Master Melle Mel | Grandmaster Melle Mel | Mele Mel
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Trivia:

Former lead rapper for Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. See more »

Trademark:

Often takes off his shirt in the middle of live performances. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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