"Mollywop shows are musical parties of

peace and love with signature blends of

reggae, rock and classic funk. Guitarist

Malik Yakini leads an energetic

ensemble that features multiple singers,

bass and drums." - Jeff Milo, Detroit Free



Based in Detroit.
Founded in 2014.
Mollywop! has performed regularly at Detroit music

clubs including the Marble

Bar, Northern Lights Lounge

and PJ's Lager House. In

2018, Mollywop! headlined Detroit's African World

Festival.  The band is

released it's first

album "STAND UP" in July 2019.

The band's first single

"Shake" is scheduled for

release in the first quarter

of 2019.



Malik Yakini – Guitar
Aisha Ellis - Drums
Ufuoma Akili - Bass
Zion Yisrael - Keys
Ayodele Bakari - Vocals
Simone Winter - Vocals
Isis Damil - Vocals
Solar Liquid - Vocals
GMAC - Emcee

Mollywop! is a Detroit-based band led by Malik Yakini that plays hard-hitting original and classic funk, reggae, rock and more!  Founded in 2014 the band has developed a reputation for rocking stages with it's unique blend of tight, hard-driving rhythms and sweet vocal harmonies.

Black Star Management


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