Melodic Yoza is undeniable...

He cut his teeth rockin' the sound systems in his hometown of St. Thomas, Jamaica. Then came the move to Toronto, where his sound took on new flavours of soul and hip-hop. Finally, seven years in New York City honed his skills against the toughest MC's around.

Today Melodic's smooth fusion of hip-hop, classic reggae and modern dancehall is igniting audiences across North America.

His independently produced video for the title track of his album "Ride On Natty" recently won Best Video Award at Canada's Irie Music Festival and to date has earned 150,000+ hits on YouTube.

He also took home the People's Choice Award.

Now Yoza is gearing up to launch "Ride On Natty" and YOU can help make it happen! Are you ready to play your part?

Are you ready to "Ride On Natty"?


"Ride On Natty" has been three years in the making and now Yoza is ready to take it to the next level.

That's where YOU come in!

Visit Yoza's IndieGoGo page now and make a contribution. Your donation will go towards paying for professional PR and promotional. It'll make all the difference for Yoza.

PLUS Every donation gets great perks - like free CDs, VIP access to shows, a video cameo, a Yoza Longboard and lots more. Find out more and clicking below!

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"Ride On Natty" was recorded and mixed in New York City at Manhattan's Cotico Studios.

Melodic Yoza wrote all the lyrics and co-produced the album with Jason Poras.

Guests on the album include Kevin Bachelor on trumptet, reggae drummer Cliff Simpson and keyboardist Ricky T. Guest vocalists include Jowil, Nachy Bless, King Kyenie, DJ Fame Cohen, Revolutionary Love, Jenny Fujita and M1 from The Dead Presidents.

"Ride On Natty" was mastered at Sterling Sound, NYC.

To find out how you can be part of Yoza's streetteam contact us here

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Melodic Yoza emerged as the big winner at Toronto’s Irie Fest Music Awards.
Walking away the Best Video Award for his independently produced video for “Ride On Natty” was a coup for Sean Burgess, aka Melodic Yoza. The video was produced in New York City and directed by filmmakers Nick Kaye and Dan Zimmer.

The video currently has over 150,000 views on Youtube.

The video award was only the first of two awards for the singer/rapper at Irie Fest. Melodic Yoza’s North American fan base activated to create an explosion of popular support for the emerging superstar at the Awards, winning him the coveted People’s Choice Award.

The People’s Choice Award highlights the power of Melodic Yoza’s social media presence and online fan base which numbers at last count over 20,000 people.


#1 on
Reverb Nation!

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Melodic Yoza sits comfortably at #1 on the Canadian Reggae Charts on the popular music site Reverb Nation. is a leading online music-marketing platform used by over 1,653,000 artists — plus managers, record labels, and venues world-wide. Congratulations Yoza!

Melodic Yoza's talent has been recognised by Andre Maclean, the director of "On The Ice".

Yoza's music features in a key placement in the movie about two teenage boys in the Artic who try and get away with murder. 'On The Ice' was acclaimed at Sundabnce 2011.


Dread & Alive

Dread & Alive
Dread & Alive is an innovative comic book integrating Caribbean pop culture, art and music in one creative package.

Dread & Alive features "Ride On Natty" in the latest issue.

Stuff Magazine

Model Yoza!
Melodic has already featured in numerous national music magazines including Maxim’s Blender, Stuff and Frank 151, as well as modeling in fashion spreads for Phat Farm, LRG, Melting Pot & Yard Man Style.


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