About

Hailing from Toronto, DJ MelBoogie is one of the country’s best-known female DJs. For 25 years, her roots have been deeply embedded in radio, both as a host, and mixshow format DJ. She has also hosted several events in the GTA community, including Canadian Music Week, North By North East Indie Showcase, and has been a speaker/panelist at a variety of music industry conferences. Mel has also made several television appearances, including CBC Television, CP24, Much Music, New Music, MTV Canada, Toronto Life, and more. She’s also opened for some of the most respected performers in the world of entertainment, including Kevin Hart, Nick Cannon (MTV’s Wild ‘N Out) Major Lazer, Lauryn Hill, Busta Rhymes, and more.

Because of her ability to engage the crowd and her passion for all genres of music, Mel is often called upon to DJ/Host a range of corporate events. Companies such as Guess, Roots Canada, Victoria’s Secret, H&M Canada, CBC Canada, Ralph Lauren, Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation (MPCF), House of Hoops, YWCA/Girls Action Foundation, and more have included Mel as an integral part of their conferences and special events.

MelBoogie has been the resident DJ for Honey Jam, Canada’s longest-running all female showcase (www.honeyjam.com), since it launched in 1995, and is Canada’s first female CORE DJ.

In 2008, Mel won the Stylus Female DJ of the Year Award, naming her the top female DJ in Canada, and was the only DJ selected to participate in Luminato’s Mille Femmes Exhibit, dedicated to Toronto’s most inspiring women in the creative arts, presented by L’Oreal. In 2011, she was the only female DJ nominated in 3 categories, and took home two awards: one for Underground DJ of the Year, and the other for College Radio Show of the Year. She was also recognized by Manifesto as a pioneer in Canadian Hip Hop, as part of their WombManifesto event. In 2015, she was awarded DJ of the Year, by the Black Canadian Awards.

DJ MelBoogie continues to show her dedication to upcoming artists on her weekly radio show, Studio B Radio, heard live on VIBE105 (www.VIBE105TO.com), every Tuesday 8-10PM. 2018 marks her 25th year as a DJ and host on Canadian radio.

At a Glance

AWARDS
• Black Canadian Awards, DJ of the Year, 2015
• Stylus Underground DJ of the Year, 2011 Winner
• Stylus College Radio Show of the Year, 2011 Winner
• Manifesto (WombManifesto) – Hip Hop Pioneer, 2011
• Stylus Female DJ of the Year, 2008 Winner
• Luminato / L’Oreal Mille Femmes, Toronto’s Most Inspiring Woman in the Creative Arts, 2008

CORPORATE CLIENTS
Forever 21 // Guess // Victoria’s Secret // Ralph Lauren // H&M Canada // Stoli Vodka Canada // MarketWire // New Balance // World Vision // Harbourfront // Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation // NABFEME: National Association of Black Female Executives in Music (Canadian Chapter) // YWCA / Girls Action Foundation // CBC Radio / CBC Television

RADIO BACKGROUND
VIBE105 // Studio B Radio 2015 to Present
CHRY 105.5FM / CKLN 88.1FM // Droppin’ Dimez Radio 2001 to 2014
FLOW 93.5FM (Guest DJ) /// Midday Mix, The Real Frequency, OTA Live 2008 to 2011
CHRY 105.5 FM // Break-a-Dawn (with DJ Manifest) 1993-1999

MUSIC RELEASES
Vapors 2012, w/ Kish, Dan-e-o & Maestro Fresh Wes Released 2011

TV APPEARANCES
Much Music (National) // CBC Television (National) // MTV Canada // Toronto Life // Ooh-La-La // E-Talk Daily

New Music

Video

HERstory in Black: Melissa Langley — DJ MelBoogie | CBC News Toronto
February 24, 2017

Upcoming Events

Halifax pop explosion w/the sorority and sean leon

halifax, ns // october 18th and 19th

This year’s festival presents an incredible opportunity to discover new bands to fall in love with. We’ve curated a lineup that brings you a new kind of music experience not found throughout the year in Halifax. 

collision presented by red bull w/the sorority

COTERIE // october 25th @ 8PM

Whether it be radio or streaming services, you don’t have to look far these days to see Toronto rappers dominating the global charts. There’s a new freshman class of skilled MCs stepping into the spotlight, bringing their unique stories and energies to airwaves and sold-out shows. At Coterie, we bring Red Bull Music Festival Toronto to a close with a lineup of hip-hop stars in the making, who have already racked up major co-signs and video views. Featured performers include teenage prodigy Lil Berete, whose debut mixtape Icebreaker came out via XL Recordings imprint NEW GEN; cypher-born quartet The Sorority, R&B powerhouse Ebhoni, No Squad In The Wild hip hop artist Yasmine and rising talent Pilla B.
In collaboration with Rap Season.

 

DJ melboogie celebrates 25 years

revival // november 1st @ 8PM

 

This will be one for the books! I’ve been DJing on Radio since 1993 and can’t think of a better way to celebrate, than throwing a HUGE party for my city. Featuring performances by Rochester, LolaBunz, Eternia and Phoenix Pagliacci, Tona, Adam Bomb, Michie Mee and MANY MORE! With JJ Rock, DJ Craig Brooklyn and Channel Nine on the turntables, the night will have several surprises on deck, making it a memorable night for everyone.

Contact DJ MelBoogie

For any inquiries including booking feel free to use the contact form below or write me at info@djmelboogie.com