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Grandmaster Melle Mel Booking Agency Profile

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Grandmaster Melle Mel is one of rap’s greatest innovators, as former leader of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. The first rap group in history to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Furious Five’s greatest hits include the Gold-certified “Freedom”, “The Birthday Party”, “Step Off”, “Pump Me Up”, “King of the Streets”, and “Vice”, which was heard in the soundtrack for Miami Vice. Melle Mel became a pioneer of socially conscious hip-hop music with the Platinum-selling classic “The Message”. It was the first piece of hip-hop work to be included in the United States National Archive of Historic Recordings, as well as the first hip-hop single inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Mel continued to record socially aware music, releasing “New York, New York”, “Survival (The Message 2)”, “Jesse”, “M3- The New Message”, and “White Lines (Don’t Don’t Do It)”. Grandmaster Melle Mel’s most memorable collaborations were with The King Dream Chorus and Holiday Crew on “King Holiday”, advocating for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday to be declared a national holiday, and Artists United Against Apartheid on the anti-apartheid song “Sun City”..

How to hire Grandmaster Melle Mel for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Grandmaster Melle Mel.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Grandmaster Melle Mel, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Grandmaster Melle Mel or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Grandmaster Melle Mel's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Grandmaster Melle Mel for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Grandmaster Melle Mel, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Grandmaster Melle Mel. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Grandmaster Melle Mel booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Grandmaster Melle Mel for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Grandmaster Melle Mel booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Grandmaster Melle Mel charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Grandmaster Melle Mel agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Grandmaster Melle Mel manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Grandmaster Melle Mel for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Grandmaster Melle Mel agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Grandmaster Melle Mel, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Grandmaster Melle Mel booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Grandmaster Melle Mel, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Performer
Style
Rap-Hip Hop
Range
Grammy Award Winner Or Nominee, Rap-Hip Hop, Rap-Hip Hop-80's, Rap-Hip Hop-90's, Male, Age Group-18-30's, Age Group-30's-50's
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