Malik Alston

Malik Alston

Real Name:
Michael E. Alston
Profile:
Malik is a lifelong Detroiter, as well as both a musician and a performer. He began as a singer at a young age, singing gospel at Hartford Memorial Baptist Church and in community choirs. Malik performed in several high-school groups, including his own vocal groups, Voices of Joy and Love. He has studied vocal music and electrical engineering at Wayne State University. Malik has acted and sung in several touring gospel plays. He has appeared as a featured vocalist with gospel and R&B artist Ortheia Barnes.

His poetry and music performances have been featured with the poetry troupe EmRuop and in concert with the Last Poets, Gil Scott-Heron and Jessica Care Moore.

Malik received a nomination as 2005 Outstanding Electronic/Dance Writer Producer of the Year at the Detroit Music Awards. Malik continues to produce and write for a number of national and international artists. He continues to collaborate with many artists, including Alton Miller, Amp Fiddler, :brownstudy, Roy Davis, Jr., Doc Link, John Arnold, Recloose, Javontte, Jerry the Cat, Jabril Sun, Szymanski, Keith Worthy, Dwayne Jensen and Mike Grant.
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Malik Alston Discography

Albums

Malik Alston This Music Is Life (Album) Truth Manifest Records US 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Malik Alston Caterpillar EP (EP) Third Ear Recordings UK 2003 Sell This Version
Infinity (9) Feat. Malik* Infinity (9) Feat. Malik* - Back 2 Chicago King Street Sounds US 2003 Sell This Version
TMR-002 Malik Alston The Soul Latin EP(12", EP) Truth Manifest Records TMR-002 US 2007 Sell This Version
TMR003 Malik Alston Badeya EP(12") Truth Manifest Records TMR003 US 2008 Sell This Version
TMR-006 Malik Alston Beyond Jazz EP(7xFile, WAV, EP) Truth Manifest Records TMR-006 US 2011
75HS 006 Jerry The Cat & Malik* Jerry The Cat & Malik* - The Dark River Collective(12", W/Lbl, Promo) 75 House Street 75HS 006 France Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

TMR-003CD Malik Alston Presents "Truth Manifest In The Mix !" Mixed By DJ Norm Talley* Malik Alston Presents "Truth Manifest In The Mix !" Mixed By DJ Norm Talley* - Truth Manifest In The Mix !(CD, Comp, Mixed) Truth Manifest Records TMR-003CD US 2007 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Malik Alston Drum Talk(CDr) Truth Manifest Records none US 2010 Sell This Version
TMR-007 Malik Alston & Ray 7 Malik Alston & Ray 7 - Lost Files The Beginning(4xFile, WAV) Truth Manifest Records TMR-007 US 2011
MAKIN029 Malik Alston Ft. Laronn Dolley Malik Alston Ft. Laronn Dolley - Promise Me Love(3xFile, MP3, 320) Makin' Moves MAKIN029 UK 2014
none Malik Alston Future: Love. Life. Vibration(2xCD) Truth Manifest Records none US 2016 Sell This Version