Ms. Melodie
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Birth name

Ramona L. Scott


21 March 1968


Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States


17 July 2012 (aged 43)


Hip hop



Years active



Jive Records (1988-1989)
RCA Records (1988-1989)

Associated acts

Boogie Down Productions, H.E.A.L., Harmony, KRS-One, Stop the Violence Movement

Ramona L. Parker (née Scott; 21 March 1969 - 17 July 2012), better known by her stage name Ms. Melodie, was an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York. She was best known for being a member of the group Boogie Down Productions. She was the older sister of fellow member Harmony, and was formerly married to the group's frontman KRS-One.

Parker's only studio album was the 1989 album Diva. She notably contributed to the 1989 single "Self Destruction" as a member of the collective Stop the Violence Movement, and the 1991 single "Heal Yourself" as a member of the collective H.E.A.L.. Parker's contributions to the album Civilization vs. Technology, by the latter group, were her last released material.

Parker died on 17 July 2012 due to undisclosed causes.

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