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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Albums

none Malik Alston - Poetic Reflections album art Malik Alston & Friends* Poetic Reflections(CDr, Album, Promo) Spanky's Studio none 2000 Sell This Version
none Malik Alston - Conscious Exposure album art Malik* Conscious Exposure(CDr) Truth Manifest Records none US 2001 Sell This Version
none Malik Alston - Dinner Music album art Malik Alston Dinner Music(CDr) Truth Manifest Records none US 2001 Sell This Version
TMR-002CD, TMRCD-002JP Malik Alston - This Music Is Life album art Malik Alston This Music Is Life (Album) Truth Manifest Records TMR-002CD, TMRCD-002JP Japan 2007 Sell This Version
TMR-004CD Malik Alston This Music Is Life (The Remix)(CD, Album) Truth Manifest Records TMR-004CD US 2009 Sell This Version
TMR-004CD Malik Alston - Future: Love, Life, Vibration album art Malik Alston Future: Love, Life, Vibration(2xCDr, Album) Truth Manifest Records TMR-004CD US 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

3EEP / 014 Malik Alston - Caterpillar EP album art Malik Alston Caterpillar EP (EP) Third Ear Recordings 3EEP / 014 UK 2003 Sell This Version
KSS-1174 Malik Alston - Back 2 Chicago album art Infinity (9) Feat. Malik* Infinity (9) Feat. Malik* - Back 2 Chicago King Street Sounds KSS-1174 US 2003 Sell This Version
TMR-002 Malik Alston - The Soul Latin EP album art Malik Alston The Soul Latin EP(12", EP) Truth Manifest Records TMR-002 US 2007 Sell This Version
TMR003 Malik Alston - Badeya EP album art Malik Alston Badeya EP(12") Truth Manifest Records TMR003 US 2008 Sell This Version
TMR-006 Malik Alston - Beyond Jazz EP album art Malik Alston Beyond Jazz EP(7xFile, WAV, EP) Truth Manifest Records TMR-006 US 2011
HM003 Malik Alston - Rebirth EP album art Malik Alston Rebirth EP(12") Hardmatter HM003 UK 2018 Sell This Version
MT 19012 Malik Alston - In A Better Way album art Malik Alston In A Better Way(12") Mother Tongue Records (2) MT 19012 Italy 2021 Sell This Version
TDJ17 Malik Alston - Presents Painted Pictures: Air album art Malik Alston Presents Painted Pictures: Air(12") The Jazz Diaries TDJ17 US 2021 Sell This Version
none Malik Alston - Halftime / In The Dance album art Malik Alston Halftime / In The Dance(7", Ltd, S/Edition, Cle) Globally Limited none US 2021 Sell This Version
75HS 006 Malik Alston - The Dark River Collective album art Jerry The Cat & Malik* Jerry The Cat & Malik* - The Dark River Collective(12", Promo, W/Lbl) 75 House Street 75HS 006 France Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

TMR-003CD Malik Alston - Truth Manifest In The Mix ! album art 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 album art Malik Alston Drum Talk(CDr) Truth Manifest Records none US 2010 Sell This Version
TMR-007 Malik Alston - Lost Files The Beginning album art Malik Alston & Ray 7 Malik Alston & Ray 7 - Lost Files The Beginning(4xFile, WAV) Truth Manifest Records TMR-007 US 2011
MAKIN029 Malik Alston - Promise Me Love album art Malik Alston Ft. Laronn Dolley Malik Alston Ft. Laronn Dolley - Promise Me Love(3xFile, MP3, 320) Makin' Moves MAKIN029 UK 2014