A mixture of fellow musicians such as Bruno Mars and Sam Smith with the lyrical foresight of Talib Kweli.” - Jessica Golich

Tattoo Magazine

Melaku, a rising act from Santa Cruz, is a name to look out for…”

— Obscure Sound

…some of the best written pop songs on the planet today. Personally I am obsessed with his music.”

— The Indie Source

Melaku wants to bring thought-provoking music back to life and have a cause to get behind on.”

— With Guitars Magazine