LOS ANGELES, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 — With co-signs from Cardi B and Tyga, EMPIRE’s multitalented recording artist Malaynah
has released her latest single and video “Outta My Face
,” which follows her successful single “Karma
,” that’s garnered over 1.2M views on YouTube, over 108K on Spotify, and over 100K on Apple Music to date. The two tracks are set to appear on her forthcoming debut project, Karma.
The visual to “Outta My Face” finds Malaynah dolled up in the desert on her mission to success, and speaking to her haters, competitors, and those simply in her way while on her paper chase. The 19-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter and dancer raps, “Get outta my face, you playing too safe, you not in the race, you just riding my wave.”
Notably, the East Los Angeles native went viral (gathering over 12M views) after Cardi B reposted her freestyling to “Money
” on Twitter
. In addition to opening up for him, prior to, Malaynah received a co-sign from Tyga, who followed and reposted her after she uploaded a freestyle to his song “Taste
.” Since, Malaynah has signed with Bay Area gatekeeper EMPIRE, and readies her debut project, Karma.
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Connect with Malaynah:
Malaynah Elise Cordova
, whose stage name is simply Malaynah, (born July 4, 2000) is a rapper, singer, songwriter and rising influencer born and raised in Boyle Heights, California. At an early age she developed a love for various genres of music and was raised listening to vintage Reggae like Steel Pulse and Barrington Levy, and old school funk like Teena Marie & Rick James. She was truly captivated by both old school and new school rap music, and at 12 years old she began writing songs and secretly rapping in her bathroom mirror.
Malaynah attended Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts High School in Downtown, Los Angeles, where she studied classical music and was trained in theory, sight reading, technical studies, history, and performance. Being that her academy was heavily based on classical music, she would perform her original music outside of school at family gatherings.
At 16, she booked her first show at a small venue in Downtown, Los Angeles where she was able to perform some of her original songs. In late 2018, Malaynah did a freestyle over the track to Cardi B’s hit single “Money
” which immediately went viral with over 12 million views when Cardi B herself reposted it on Twitter
In addition to opening up for him, prior to, Malaynah received a co-sign from Tyga, who followed and reposted her after she uploaded a freestyle to his song “Taste
.” Since, Malaynah’s signed to Bay Area gatekeeper EMPIRE
and has continued writing music, recording and performing. Her dream is to tell the world stories through her lyrics, put Boyle Heights on the map, and to someday collaborate with the best in the industry. On July 5, 2019, Malaynah released her latest visual release, “Karma
,” which has garnered over 1.2 million views to date.