Kortney Jamaal Pollard aka “Mali Music” is a singer, songwriter, producer signed to ByStorm/RCA Records with a unique emotional sound, blending styles of soul, gospel, R&B and hip-hop. The Savannah, Georgia native emerged from a strong underground following a few years ago when he performed at the BET Music Awards on the “Music Matters” stage. Now climbing the charts with his uplifting song “Beautiful,” the 26-year-old is getting to officially introduce himself to the world with his major label debut album Mali Is…, due in stores June 17.
While on a promo visit to NYC, we caught up with Mali to record a special performance for ThisisRnB Sessions. Being a skilled all around artist, he handled both the music and singing, showcasing his talents on the grand piano and acoustic guitar.
For our first piece from the outstanding session, watch Mali deliver a mesmerizing cover of John Legend’s classic song “Ordinary People.”
You don’t want to miss this, so press play above and stay tune for more, coming soon!