MS. MELODIE DIES: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Ms. Melodie, the ex-wife of rapper KRS-One, and a prominent member of the Boogie Down Productions crew. Ms. Melodie, whose real name is Ramona Parker, (nee Ramona Scott) passed away today.
Ramona Parker is best known for her hit video, “Live On Stage” and her hit single “Hype According to Ms. Melodie.” You will also remember her memorable “Self Destruction” performance. She also had a cameo in Queen Latifah’s video “Ladies First.”
The cause of Ms. Melodie’s death is unknown at this time. Ms. Melodie was a hip-hop pioneer and she will be missed.