Brooklyn-born Alex Mali is a multi-talented singer and songwriter who puts a breathtaking spin on modern R&B. Her ballads are influenced by an electric assortment of genres, with a beautiful show of strength and precision from her lyrics, as well as an effortless melodic facility.
The sultry performance video for her stand-out track 'Obviously' comes from her excellent debut EP, Sweet & Sour. Earlier this year the proud half-Jamaican, Trinidad-born newcomer grabbed the attention of old and new fans with a string of chart-ready ballads that have amassed millions of stream across streaming platforms since release. 'Obviously' quickly became a fan favorite, and was featured in social posts and beauty videos from the likes of Kylie Jenner, Justine Skye, and Youtube vlogger Caroline Manning, just to name a few. Purchase the Sweet & Sour EP from Apple Music here, the download for which includes a personal recipe booklet containing some of her favorite Caribbean dishes and drinks made by her Trinidadian father. With a smooth vibe that might remind you of SZA, the music of Alex Mali transcends barriers of age and culture. Her star is definitely on the rise, while this unforgettable mixture of rhythmic feels and soul-inspired authenticity is just what you needed to shut out the world for a few blissful minutes.
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