Artist On The Rise Melo Da Don
J’Air Edwards, professionally known as Melo Da Don is a eighteen year old former three sport athlete and upcoming artist who graduated high school at just sixteen years old with acceptances into Howard University and the University of Kentucky among others. “I’ve overcame homelessness, poverty, police involvement, and constant death around me to make it where I stand today” says Melo Da Don. Growing up in Harrisburg, PA with ties to LA and Brooklyn and parents who tried there best to raise him in a healthy environment, but life seemed to not want him to succeed. His family is full of hustlers & gangbangers. Since the 5th grade, Melo Da Don hasn’t gone more than a year without being homeless/evicted from his home. Melo has two older brothers & an older sister, one brother from Brooklyn and the other from Jamaica/Philly. Melo’s older sister is also from Philly. His parents both were hustlers a majority of his life and after his brother got incarcerated when he was fourteen he jumped off the porch at that moment. Melo had a good life in the early years but the older he got the more he seen in his life for what it really was. Today, Melo Da Don resides in Harrisburg following his graduated from a South Carolina area high school and later arrest days before his eighteenth birthday. More.