Lisette Melendez 2014 Maingate Event Pictures
Lisette Melendez was born and raised in East Harlem, New York to Puerto Rican parents.Happy to say her music helped to define the Latin Freestyle/Pop music scene in the early 1990s,Lisette was initially inspired at the early age of 12 years old by both her mother and aunt who sang in the church and in community theaters. She used music as an escape from the dangers of inner city life, often spending countless hours listening to other artists and honing her own singing skills. Impressed by the successful rise of the Puerto Rican sensation, Lisa Lisa, high school student formed a vocal group. In 1988,she lent her vocals to the club hit Make Noise. While promoting the song, she was also able to develop herself as a performer through numerous club appearances. Soon she was taking the New York club scene by storm.