What she’s doing now is no child’s play: With today’s release of her new single, “Open,” Malia (full name: Ashlynn Malia Chong) announces that her debut EP, “Rather Be Alone,” will be out later in 2021. Made over the past two years with producers Andrew Weitz and Koby Berman, the EP reveals a singer finding her own voice. And on “Open,” her vocals are nuanced, ebbing and flowing in a spacious, filmic arrangement as she lyrically pulls the curtain back on some relatable insecurities. Read More