Jorgen Juty Geleplay (Born December 21, 1988) better known by his stage name Starmelod, is a Liberian Born recording artist, performer, producer and graphics designer. Since entering the entertainment industry in 2012, Starmelod released his EP album titled “Levels” consisting of 8 singles in July of 2015. As an independent artist, Starmelod has wrote, recorded, mastered and produced 90% of his music independently and his uniqueness comes from his divest tone and his willingness to not belong to just one genre of music. Born in Monrovia, Liberia and spent most of his child hood in (Ivory Coast) Tabou, due to the first Liberian civil war before relocating to Monrovia where he spent a few years before returning to Ivory Coast (Abidjan), Starmelod moved to the United States in 2004. In 2008, He graduated from John Bartram High School (Philadelphia PA) where a diploma was not his only accomplishment but gained the knowledge of poetry. After graduation, Starmelod moved from Philadelphia to Sacramento, California where he studied the Bible under the guidance of his Aunt who is a pastor, which of course led him to an evangelical life. In 2010, Starmelod relocated back to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he reunited with his high school friend Koimivi Amekou who is a producer. Starmelod learned production work and soon after partner up with Koimivi Amekou to form a team call “TeamWonder Production” Starmelod has work with multiple upcoming Liberian artists, which helped strengthen his skills as a producer/Graphic Designer. Starmelod earned his big break into the Liberian industry in November of 2015 with the #1 hit “Rude Rude Things” earning him the nick name “Mr. Rude Rude Things“; over six million views on Facebook featured by CooLFM Lagos and Gossip Mill Nigeria and thousands of views on YouTube. He has traveled all over the United States performing his new hit while re-introducing old ones. “Rude Rude Things” also earned him a few investment deals but none that are promising but Starmelod believe failures are a huge part of successes and is confident the world will soon recognize and appreciate his unique talent.
Hit making artist Starmelod has released the video of his recently released single titled “Pakana” five weeks ago and it already has more than 150 000 views! Pakana has a unique sound and great visuals:
The video was shot in Miami, Philadelphia and Abidjan. If you have never watched Pakana, then you have not experienced the new flavour of Afrobeat!
Starmelod is a song writer, producer, and graphics designer who blasted into the Liberian music industry with a massive hit titled “Rude Rude Things” earning him the nick name “Mr. Rude Rude Things“.
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