Seventeen-year-old malia, raised in Queens, New York, found her love for music at a young age. Her inspiration for singing began with her mother, who always dreamed of making it big in the industry. With the support from her parents, and her Guru, who trained her for eleven years in Indian classical music—one of the oldest forms of music—she decided to pursue singing has her career.

For malia, it was always was about becoming a singer, but after she found her love of writing poetry, she discovered a whole new world—songwriting. She realized with just a few keys on the piano and her past experiences, she could create something of her own. Her musical influences were broad, including artists such as Nirvana, Nancy Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Father John Misty, Lorde, Alvvays, Lana Del Rey, Amy Winehouse, and many more. With the help of her producer, Arty Skye, malia took her stack of lyrics, and made it into something special — a self-titled EP composing of five tracks, Her track Circles is off her new self-titled EP Malia. It is a powerful track that will grab your attention.

SOURCE: Official Bio