Big Mali

Mar 17, 2024

12:30am – 12:45am CT


This performance is part of the showcase that starts on Saturday, March 16at Marlow

When confronted with the commanding voice, gritty street lyrics, and rapid-fire words associated with the name Big Mali, it's hard to fathom that Mali is only in her 20s.

Her lyrics vividly depict the street environment that shaped her upbringing. Mali discovered her passion for rapping at a very young age when she realized her gift with words could outshine the guys in her neighborhood. Unfazed by challenges, Mali's bold personality has defied doubters who claimed she wasn't good enough.

Big Mali's talent couldn't be contained and at just 17, she caught the attention of the South Coast Music Group, which quickly signed her. Under their label, she released three albums: First Lady in March 2020, Gangster Talk in October 2020, and All In in March 2021. These albums showcased her versatility and ability to collaborate with big names in the industry. These names include DaBaby, Rich The Kid, Sexxy Redd and Asian Doll. Big Mali's 4,5,6 was featured on HBO's Emmy Award-Winning Series "Euphoria" that stars Zendaya.

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Primary Access
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Secondary Access
Music Festival Wristband
Interactive Badge
Film & TV Badge
Henderson, NC, United States
Hip-Hop / Rap
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