James Ryan Ho, (better known by his artistic name Malay), is an American musician, producer, songwriter, and engineer. He is a Grammy Award winning producer.


James Ho was born to an Asian father and Caucasian mother.

Malay has produced for a number of artists. He was producer for John Legend in the album Evolver (2008) and Frank Ocean in channel ORANGE (2012); the latter won a number of accolades, including the Grammy Award for Best Urban Contemporary Album, as well as 2013 Grammy nominations for Album of the Year, Best New Artist, and Record of the Year for "Thinkin Bout You". He has also produced for Zayn Malik's debut album Mind of Mine, as well as Stacy Barthe, Fantasia, Linus Young, and Yelawolf.


Mind of Mine

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