Melaku is 24 yr. old Pop singer from Santa Cruz, CA.


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Born in the woods above UCSC in Santa Cruz, CA, Melaku started singing at age 4 and playing guitar at age 6.  By 13, he built his own recording studio and started writing and recording himself and local hip hop groups.  In high school, Melaku co-founded a studio at his school.  He also studied composition and vocal performance at Cal Arts.
Melaku headed to the other coast for college, attending Columbia University in the City of New York, studying Sociology and Business Management.  Melaku took his senior year off to move to LA to pursue a budding career as a songwriter.  After writing for artists such as Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Flo Rida, The Wanted, and many more, Melaku decided to pursue his own artistry.  Today, Melaku is a star on the rise, with his new singles "Hotel" and his album "Airplane Mode" already making waves.  Enjoy the crossover sounds of red & blue, and black & white.  :)  <3


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Melaku is a pop singer from Santa Cruz, CA, who has written for some of the biggest names in the industry. This is a collection of songs he wrote and recorded, all produced by the excellent electro-pop producer David Connor, hailing from Birmingham, England.   Enjoy.

Member since May 2016

Melaku is 24 yr. old Pop singer from Santa Cruz, CA.