Melody McArthur is an Melodic Hip Hop artist hailing originally from Treaty 8 Territory in Northern Alberta, Canada. McArthur has three full-length albums under her belt: Redneck Reservation (2018), Indigenuity (2019), and Rising Waters (2020). McArthur describes her sound as a mix between Doja Cat meets JoJo and Lauryn Hill. McArthur is a multi-award winning and nominated musician, philanthropist, mentor, and mother of two. In May 2020 Melody self-released the Mon Amour Official Remix featuring the production talents of TEE, whose credits include works by Alessia Cara, Drake, and JRDN to name a few. In 2020, McArthur launched a pilot no-cost mentorship program for an emerging/amateur Indigenous musician, the first chosen participant was Metis singer-songwriter Lena Daniels, the program wrapped in July 2020. McArthur is a two-time Edmonton Music Award Nominee (2018, 2019) for Indigenous Recording of the Year and holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Alberta. McArthur, to date, has had six singles chart the National Indigenous Music Countdown from her first album Redneck Reservation. She has traveled across Canada and into the U.S. performing original music from her debut country album and sophomore album and intends to set forth on a small Western Canada tour pending lifted restrictions concerning the COVID19 Pandemic.
industry role: Artist/Band
genre: Hip Hop/Rap