We had the good fortune of connecting with Melodic Becca and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Melodic, the decisions we make often shape our story in profound ways. What was one of the most difficult decisions you’ve had to make?
One of the most difficult decisions I had to make in my life would be chosen a 4 year college scholarship or signing my first record deal. This was hard for me because I come from a family full of educators and entrepreneurs. They all went to college and always told me to go to school and obtain a degree. It was a difficult choice but I chose to sign my first record deal. I felt as if you only get a opportunity like that once in a lifetime if your lucky and I ran with it. I actually do not regret it at all. I was able to experience some of the best times when I was signed to. Clive Davis. Along with my girl group we made some history. Lastly, I still was able to complete college later on down the line. So, following your heart is not a bad thing when you pray about it first.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
My artistry is my heart beat and when I get lost in my music I feel as if I’ am floating. What sets me apart from other singers/songwriters would be my unique capability of changing my voice tone. I can go soulful, jazzy, pop, country, reggae or sassy R&B. I believe this sets me apart from most artist because I can connect with a wider audience. I also, write in all genres, this makes my talent ability unique as well, How I was able to get where I am today, I would say hard work, dedication, a positive attitude and a lot of prayer. Ii never passed up a opportunity unless it was just obscene and not of good character. However, it took a lot of sacrifice, late nite studio and voice lessons abs just hard work. Sometimes, when you want to reach a goal you have to sacrifice from hanging out with friends abs doing the norm. You have to buckle down and work on your craft consistently and that’s what I did and still do today. It was not easy at all. I mean, you miss the dinners with friends and may miss out on all the fun but at the end it is definitely worth it. The lessons I learned along the way was to never give up and learn how to build resilience within yourself. You have to learn how to take criticism with a grain of salt and fix what needs to be fixed without getting out of place mentally. I’ve learned that and to keep a positive mindset always. I want the world to know even though you may have gone through pain in your life, whether it’s abuse like myself or loosing a loved one you still can pick up those confused emotions and turn them around for success. It’s up to you and how you bounce back and deal with it. Learning to accept your past and learn from your mistakes or pain, forgive and then become a mentor /leader to help others get through their problems.
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
An interesting place I would take them is to the galleria mall. Inside the galleria mall in Houston TX they have this fun photo store called “ The Fomo Factory “. This place is beautiful and it’s fun to do with a group of girlfriends. Near by they have great restaurants too that you can enjoy after all the fun. I mean Houston Tx is a great place to live . I absolutely love my city!
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to give a personal shout out to my mother. My mother helped groom me into the singer I am today. When I was younger I would watch her perform in church and travel and sing around our city in Houston TX. I always thought to myself , how I wanted to be just like her. She was classy, with a great personality and she loved to sing and serve people. I dedicate this shout out to her . I want to personally thank you mom for paving the way for me and grooming me into the women / singer I am today. Thank you my lovely Queen.
Other: I Love – Single by Melodic Becca https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08PHNZXH7/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_RK8MYBDPVX40N8XNJDJ2 https://posts.google.com/share/hs7bTUsD
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