"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
released in the first quarter
Malik Yakini – Guitar
Aisha Ellis - Drums
Ufuoma Akili - Bass
Ayodele Bakari - Vocals
Isis Damil - 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.