Tyga had a convo with 14-year-old model Molly O'Malia ... but ONLY to scout her musical talent after his team became interested in signing her as a singer... this according to a rep for the rapper.
Tyga's manager Anthony Martini tells TMZ the rapper reached out to 14-year-old Molly O'Malia after his team found out she had a pretty strong musical following online and thought she might be a candidate for a Last Kings Records project ... his record label. Tyga claims it was
. As for her age -- according to text messages obtained by TMZ ... Molly mentions she is 17.
The manager says in the back and forth Tyga specifically asked her to send him some music, adding things never got "uncomfortable" as she claimed. The rep says Tyga wanted to FaceTime Molly to talk business and see her sing ... as he sat in the studio with his producers.