Category Archive: Music

Aladdin at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle

Thanks to my mom, I grew up with a total love for musical theater. From the age of three, she took me to see productions like The Music Man and West Side Story… Continue reading

Iconic Songs about NYC

One of my favorite parts about music is how certain songs can evoke distinct memories and emotions. Even if you’re feeling homesick for a certain place, listening to music can make you feel… Continue reading

The GRAMMY Pro Summit: Women Making Music

This post is embarrassingly overdue – especially since it’s about one of the most important experiences I had in NYC. Back in March, I attended the Grammy Pro Summit: Women Making Music event… Continue reading

The Only Review I’ll Have of Anastasia in NYC

Can I vent for a moment? I just got wind that one of my favorite childhood movies, Anastasia, is coming to Broadway. Believe me when I say, I memorized every line in that… Continue reading

Mala’s Christmas Playlist

Yeah, spoiler alert – I love Christmas. Y’all have no idea how difficult it was for me to narrow down my favorite Christmas songs into a list of 14, but here’s the lineup… Continue reading

Christmas with the Soul Children of Chicago

With December finally being here, I wanted to throw it back to one of my favorite Christmas memories and traditions. In December of 1992, six-year-old me was watching the Christmas in Washington concert… Continue reading

TBT: Ukulele Cover of “Telling Myself”

For THROWBACK THURSDAY, here’s a ukulele cover of “Telling Myself” that I randomly recorded in my room several years ago. And by “ukulele cover,” I mean “I’m trying to teach myself how to… Continue reading

9 Things I’ve Learned Since Being in the Entertainment Industry

Truth time – unless someone is in the entertainment industry, I don’t really like to discuss my music career. Why? Because nine times out of ten, at least one of the following will… Continue reading

Purple Rain, Purple Rain

The music world suffered a huge blow last week, to say the least. There’s really no need to go into the details of Prince’s unexpected passing – from the Empire State Building to… Continue reading

One Woman Army

Copy/pasted from what I posted on my Facebook page: Man… So when I wrote/recorded/released “One Woman Army” (basically a million years ago), I created it solely as an anthem for myself. Still, it… Continue reading