Malina Moye shreds on the guitar and flips funk grooves with equal amounts of skill. The first single from her upcoming album,Rock ‘n Roll Baby, is called “K-Yotic,” and it joins her with Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Famer Bootsy Collins. The song will be released on all digital platforms 7/30, with the Rock ‘n Roll Baby album to be released early 2014 on WCE Records, Distributed by BDG/ RED Distribution, LLC (a division of SONY Music Entertainment).
“K-Yotic” has a Zeppelin vibe with urban undertones that has Moye poised to showcase a new generation of rock. About the song, Malina says “With ‘K-Yotic,’ I wanted to capture the raw energy of rock and the power of funk, but maintain a current, radio friendly vibe. I feel everyone has a situation in their life that is chaotic. When I wrote the song, I was going through mine.”
Malina Moye feat. Bootsy Collins: K-Yotic (stream/share)
Described as a modern day renaissance woman, Malina Moye is a quadruple threat, carving out her own lane in today’s music scene as one of the few artists in history able to straddle both rock and soul genres. Moye’s musical narrative boasts an impressive resume that includes making history as the first African-American woman to play the National Anthem on guitar at a professional sporting event, all the way to performing at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame tribute concert for music pioneer Chuck Berry. She’s opened for acts ranging from current superstar Robin Thicke to iconic rock band Journey. Most recently, Malina was praised by Jet Magazine as “the highlight of the evening” after she headlined the largest peace concert on the west coast with Chaka Khan honoring the legendary humanitarian Stevie Wonder.
Malina Moye is the first left-handed female guitar player to endorse iconic brand Fender , and she also participated in the critically acclaimed 2012 “Experience Hendrix” Tour. Furthermore, the rock goddess was featured in the UK documentary “Stratmaster: The Greatest Guitar Story Ever Told,” and Guitar World Magazine dubbed Malina the “female Jimi Hendrix” and “one of the top 10 female guitarists to know.” UK’s Blues and Soul Magazine touted Malina as having “…all the ingredients to shake the modern soul room.”
Malina Moye 2013 Tour Dates:
6/27/13: Piacenza Festival (Piacenza, Italy)
6/28/13: Rapperswil Fest (Rapperswil, Switzerland)
7/6/13: Vache De Blues (Villerupt, France)
7/7/13: Club Montmartre (Brussels, Belgium)
7/13/13 Goodwood Fest of Speed (West Sussex, UK)
7/14/13 Goodwood Fest of Speed (West Sussex, UK)
7/17/13 Magic Fest (Giumaglio, Switzerland)
7/27/13 Rhynoferock Festival (Pernes Les Fontaines, France)