Fresh off of her American Music Abroad tour throughout Central America where she served as a musical ambassador for The United States, Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh is ready to share her latest musical creations with the world. Baltimore born, and DC raised, with a name and presence that makes you wonder ‘what part of the world is she from?’ Maimouna Youssef is a global citizen, a musical healer, a cultural philanthropist and a community pillar.
Since receiving a GRAMMY-Nomination for her vocal contribution to The Roots hit “Don’t Feel Right” in 2007, the singer, emcee, songwriter, activist, mentor and workshop facilitator has been making waves in the international Indie music scene as a solo and accompanying artist.
Maimouna Youssef has shared stages with music giants such as Sting, Nas, Common, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, Ed Sheeran, Queen Latifah, Bobby Mcferrin, Jill Scott, D’Angelo, Aloe Blacc, Bruno Mars, Jussie Smollett, Fred Yonnet, Dave Chappelle, Yasiin Bey, Angelique Kidjo, Lalah Hathaway, Femi Kuti, and more. Mumu Fresh has traveled the world wide as a supporting vocalist for legends such as Congolese Vocal Acapella group Zap Mama, Late night Jimmy Fallon’s band, The Roots and is currently on tour with Grammy & Oscar award winner, Common.
Behind the scenes, Youssef serves as a Governor for the DC chapter of the Recording Academy’s Grammy Board as well as a mentor for several Grammy U affiliated young aspiring artists. In 2016 she launched her very own artist development company, MKY Entertainment Group. She has received recognition from several local non-profit organizations such as One Common Unity, Bmore News, & Womb Work Productions as well as Mayor Luis Fernando Castellanos Cal of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico for her outstanding service and commitment to the youth worldwide. There’s so much on the horizon for Maimouna Youssef’s rising star. Follow her on social media and stay tuned for her next great adventure on the worldwide music scene.