Dj Carmela, was born and raised in Naples. She has approached hip-hop when in Italy it was almost unknown.
She started her career as a Dj along side with Lucariello, the famous Neapolitan rapper. Their showcases got the crowd hyped up and the presence of a female dj on the turntable did get a lot of attention.
In 2001 she had the chance to meet all the hip-hop celebrities because she partecipated to the "The source hip hop music Awards" (Miami)
Dj carmela, very keen in scratching and cutting up, started her career as turntablist, just like that. Vinylâ€™s lover, she landed to the cd players as well. From stage concert to club dj booth (supporter of artist such as Fat Joe, Wyclef, Dj Kool, JT Money, Fatman Scoop, Sean P, Capleton, Dj Tony Touch, Coolio, Moob Deep)