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She was Born Corina Jade Melvin but we know her as U­ Nice. Her late grandmother Henryetta Dorsey and father the late Cornelius Melvin both noticed her musical talent. Her father began to develop it. She began to sing at the bright age of six, rap at age ten, and began writing at age Fourteen. Her stage name which stands for qualities about her self and things She's striving for in the music business and life . The name stands for Unique Nice Incredible Creative Excellence = U­Nice pronounced (Eunice). It was change in spelling because the first words people say when the hear her is you nice! Her musical inspirations include Whitney Houston, Indie Arie, Lauren Hill, Toni Braxton,Monica, Brandy, Da Brat, Boys 2 Men, Charlie Wilson, R. Kelly and Stevie Wonder. She loves to sing the style of R&B, Pop, & Hip Hop as well as Gospel and Classical. She does all background vocals. She produced some of her beats but most are made with her partner Dwayne Johnson aka Gold Fingas. Her first talent show She preformed in front of 1,500 people and half ran to the stage Chanting her name,from that show She was asked to preform on the riverfront. Also She did shows at Middletown & Peekskill Paramounts, open mics at Club New York, Club Hana, In 60 Minutes, Hip Hop Seasons With Saul Williams, John Fort'e, Readnex Poetrysquad, the New York Music Festival and many other wonderful places. She has done shows with Que of making the bands Day 26 and Chrisette Michele . She's also opened up for Wayne Wonder, Red Cafe,Lloyd Banks, Razel of the Roots crew and more. She also did extra work in the acting field; she was in Step up 3D an Men in Black 3. She graduated Five Towns College in Long Island, Dix Hills with a degree in music business.