How Malina Moye teamed up with Bella Thorne for one of 2021's hottest hip-hop guitar crossovers

Malina Moye and Bella Thorne
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Fresh off the stages of the Oates Song Fest 7908 in partnership with Feeding America, Malina Moye is hitting the ground running in 2021 as she brings rock ’n’ roll guitar back to mainstream music. 

The “female Jimi Hendrix” draws audiences in with her seamless blend of funk, blues and rock. Over the past few years, she has inspired players with a string of successes, including her third studio album Bad As I Wanna Be charting for two consecutive weeks at no. 1 on the Billboard Blues chart, and most recently, her pandemic check in with Fender where she shared her secrets for getting more emotion out of a guitar solo.

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Guitar Gabby

Atlanta native Gabriella “Guitar Gabby” Logan is a Strategy Lawyer and proud Spelman College and Vermont Law School graduate. Her passion for perspective fueled her desire to establish TxLips Band, LLC., a global entity that triples as a TxLips Academy, TxLips Consulting Group, and an international female and gender-expansive rock collective. Logan believes it is vital for people to be well-rounded and strategic in creating careers based on passion and built off longevity. She is a contributing writer for Guitar World magazine, Governor of the Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter, and a Board Member of the Vermont Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors.