Hailing from Hopetown, West Coast Berbice, VANiLLA was the name given to Melissa by her boyfriend a few years into their relationship, and the name stuck with her as she ventured into her music career. It all began when she
was encouraged to record a tune by her fellow artiste, but only took up the challenge when she was approached by Mr. Burchmore Simon of Kross Kolor Records.
Since she began her career in 2005 she has alot of achievements under her name including 8 times Road March Queen and 3 times second place in the Guyana Soca Monarch Competition.
Her hit songs includes, Queen of the Band, High, Rage, Family, One Voice & I am 592
Vanilla believes in "be everything you can be". To that avail, she is involved in the fitness and film industry where she is the manager at Space Gym, the director of Timehri Film Festival and film producer.
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