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Melky Sedeck
Melky Sedeck

Melky Sedeck is an R&B hip hop sibling duo of Haitian-American descent. The name of the group is drawn from the first names of singer Blandinna Melky Jean, and her multi-instrumentalist brother, Farel Sedeck Guerschom Jean. The name of the group (and of the siblings) is an allusion to Melchizedek, a figure from Christian and Jewish tradition. Both artists are younger siblings of Wyclef Jean. Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek — by Dieric Bouts the Elder, 1464–67 Melchizedek or Malki-tzédek (מַלְכִּי־צֶדֶק / מַלְכִּי־צָדֶק, Standard Hebrew Malki-ẓédeq / Malki-ẓádeq, Tiberian Hebrew Malkî-ṣéḏeq / Malkî-ṣāḏeq), sometimes written Malchizedek, Melchisedec, Melchisedech, Melchisedek or Melkisedek, is a figure mentioned by the Hebrew Bible, in the Book of Genesis... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... Judaism is the religion of the Jewish people. ... Nelust Wyclef Jean (IPA pronunciation: ) (born October 17, 1972) is a Haitian-American rapper, reggae artist, producer, and member of the superstar hip hop trio The Fugees, known popularly for a series of low-profile singles in the 1990s but respected within the hip-hop community as one of the...

Sedeck and Melky got their big break in 1995, when they collaborated with Darryll "Day" Pearson on "I've Got a Love Jones For You," a hit single which ended up on the soundtrack for Love Jones. The track was Melky and Sedeck's first official recording as part of the Refugee Camp and their maiden single; they also performed on the Love Jones package tour. Love Jones is a 1997 romantic drama film written and directed by Theodore Witcher. ...

After an intense bidding war, Melky and Sedeck signed with MCA records and released their debut LP in 1999, which was entitled Sister & Brother; it featured tracks which involved collaborations with Pearson and Supreme C. The Music Corporation of America, commonly known as MCA, is a United States based corporation in the music business. ... An album is a collection of related audio tracks distributed to the public. ...

As performers at 1999's Lilith Fair, they performed alongside several well-known artists, including Aimee Mann, The Innocence Mission, Beth Orton, Bijou Phillips, Sixpence None the Richer, Liz Phair, Cibo Matto, Bif Naked among others. Lilith Fair was a concert tour and traveling music festival, founded by musician Sarah McLachlan, that featured female musicians; it ran from 1997 to 1999. ... Aimee Mann (born September 8, 1960) is an American rock guitarist, bassist, singer, and songwriter. ... The Innocence Mission is a four-piece band based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. ... Elizabeth Caroline Orton,[1] commonly known as Beth Orton, (born December 14, 1970), is a Brit Award–winning English singer-songwriter. ... Phillips on the cover of Playboy (April, 2000) Bijou Lily Phillips[1] (born April 1, 1980) is an American actress, former fashion model, and singer. ... Sixpence None the Richer was a Christian pop/rock band with roots in New Braunfels, Texas, eventually settling in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Liz Phair (born Elizabeth Clark Phair on April 17, 1967 in New Haven, Connecticut) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... Cibo Matto was a New York City-based band formed by Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda in 1994. ... Bif Naked on the cover of her latest album Bif Naked (born Beth Torbert on June 17, 1971) is a popular Canadian punk rock singer. ...

The founder of the event, Sarah McLachlan, also performed with Melky at the fair's finale. Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ...

The soundtrack to 2000's Love & Basketball features "Morning Star", a song which they produced and performed. There are multiple meaning for Love & Basketball The 2000 film — Love & Basketball (film) The 2000 soundtrack — Love & Basketball (soundtrack) This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ...

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