Primavera Sound Barcelona
The day that Melissa got her hands on the SingStar mic as a child, she knew that this was what she wanted. Truth is it wasn’t that long ago: she is only 18 years old. Before being La Tiguerita, she used the alias Meli MC to deliver that flow, which seems to be a descendent of the best Nuyorican tradition, at battles of the roosters in which she was usually the only girl. Whilst her rivals fought amongst themselves over whose was biggest, she proved that this wasn’t about gender but about attitude, about going for it. And all that fooling around still has a long way to go..