Home Deaths 2012 RIP Ms. Melodie – Ramona Parker Has Died

RIP Ms. Melodie – Ramona Parker Has Died

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 width=Ms. Melodie, ex-wife of KRSONE and a prominent member of the Boogie Down Productions crew, passed away today according to numerous news sources.

Ms. Melodie, born Ramona Parker, was a member of the original  Boogie Down Productions crew and released her first album, Diva, in 1989 on Jive Records.

She is best known for her song “Live On Stage” and her hit single “Hype.”

Her most memorable performance was on the 1989 single “Self Destruction” and she also has a cameo in Queen Latifah‘s video “Ladies First.”


Ms. Melodie was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and is survived by two sons. At this time, her cause of death is unknown.