Born “Ramone Drake” in Linstead, St Catherine, Jamaica, This singjay/song writer got his musical calling at the tender age of fourteen. Ramone decided on a moniker that best suited his vocal style and way of putting melodies to his lyrics, hence the name was born “Melloquence” a fusion of the words melody and eloquence.
He first came to the public’s attention when he made the top ten on Jamaican Television Jamaica’s Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall competition, although disappointed by being unable to reach his full potential in the event
Melloquence soon returned stronger and more determined and has since gone on to write and record numerous tracks including ‘Champion’ the hit theme song for the biggest reality show to hit Jamaica’s tv land “Wray and Nephew Contender”.
In 2013 he released a 35 track mixtape entitled”#GO4MINE” which was featured on many websites including datpiff.com that still continues to rack up downloads .He also released 2 videos and several other singles throughout that year did well on radio especially his song ‘Starizma(Star Life)’ on Frastwinz Music’s Starizma Riddim.
2014 saw Melloquence doing some major colaborations with international super star Elephant Man on the track ‘Hold Me’ which is featured on VP Record’s ‘Rise’ album, also another big combination with Billboard chart topping singjay/producer Serani on the track ‘Party Tun Up’ which is becoming immensely popular and has made it’s way on to various charts including the Beatport Reggae/Dub.
His undoubted vocal talent and writing skills have impressed both music insiders and listeners alike,he has composed lyrics for artistes like: Beenie Man,D’Angel,Elephant Man & Romain Virgo just to name a few. Upon listening his music one can easily ascertain that this humble & talented individual is poised for success.