Vintage Babies is the title of the collaborative album created by Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, and MC, Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh and producer, Dj, and musical director Dj Dummy The Genius collectively known as The Vintage Babies. The Vintage Babies’ album consists of 17 soul and hip hop head bangers and features musical greats like Grammy & Oscar award winning Common, as well as some incredible songwriting and vocal help from Top Dawg’s own SIR, Malik Yusef, and Baltimore’s Rose Gold from the Polly seeds.

Vintage Babies is available in digital formats: BANDCAMP ITUNES  CD BABYand all streaming channels: SPOTIFY SOUNDCLOUD


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 worldwide 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.

This Duke Ellington School of The Arts graduate has a discography that spans from 2006 to present day with 6 solo and group projects under her belt. She released her highly anticipated and widely praised first full-length solo album, “The Blooming,” in September 2011. The leading single “I Got A Man” produced by award-winning DJ Jazzy Jeff went on to become selected as the theme music to BET’s original series Being Mary Jane.

In 2016 Maimouna recorded a full-length project with Grammy Award Winning producer 9th Wonder and The Soul Council and most recently in 2017 she released another full-length album with producer and Musical Director for J. Cole, DJ Dummy the Genius. The 17-track all original album entitled Vintage Babies featuring TDE’s SIR, Common, Malik Yusef and Ra Brown is already making its mark on the international music scene with its single “Shine Your Light” placing at number 6 on UK Indie music charts. In the same year, she teamed back up with DJ Jazzy Jeff to lend her vocals and penmanship to his group project “Chasing Goosebumps” by The Playlist featuring Glenn Lewis.

Maimouna Youssef’s film credits include a spot on the soundtrack of OWN network’s Queen Sugar with international rapper Oddisee, a cameo performance in the 2017 Hit movie “Girls’ Trip”, and let’s not forget her memorable performance in the 2007 hip-hop documentary film “Dave Chappelle’s Block Party”.

Maimouna has rocked the stages of many renowned venues and festivals such as Denver Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheater, New York City’s Legendary Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, The Kennedy Center with The National Symphony Orchestra, and Carter Barron Amphitheater, Art of Cool Festival in Durham NC, and Beverly Bond’s Black Girls Rock in NYC, as well as international festivals and venues such as Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz Festival, South Africa’s Cape Town Jazz Festival, the legendary New Africa Shrine in Lagos, Nigeria, The Ruben Dario National Theater in Managua NicaraguaThe Capital Jazz Cruise & The Recording Academy’s “Grammys Festival At Sea”.

Behind the scenes, Youssef serves as a governor of 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, and 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.



Digital outlets:  BANDCAMP ITUNES  CD BABY

Streaming services: SPOTIFY SOUNDCLOUD



March 4th: Boogie Brunch
Littlefield NYC – Brooklyn New York

March 10th Project Hygiene
Art Of Noise –  Washington DC

March 29th – The Kennedy Center with August Greene – Washington DC


April 4th: Rockwood
Rock Wood Music Hall, New York City
April 7th 2018 – Queenshella-Festival – Atlanta GA
April 14th: Pub Webb
Philadelphia PA


May 2nd – DC, Iyanla Vanzant featuring Maimouna Youssef at The National Theater

May 4th -MD, Iyanla Vanzant featuring Maimouna Youssef at The Lyric Opera House
May 9th – DC, Fashion as soft power panel featuring Maimouna Youssef

May 12th-FL,  The Taurus affair featuring The Vintage Babies -1306 Miami- Miami Fl.

May 16th -TX, Maimouna Youssef live in Dallas Texas with RC


May 18th – LA, We Rise featuring Maimouna Youssef

May 23rd – DC, J Period’s Live Mixtape Featuring Maimouna Youssef and Dead Prez



June 2nd: NJ – EOMAC Fest featuring Maimouna Youssef MORE

June 3rd: Baltimore MD – Mumu Fresh & Dj Dummy of The Vintage Babies alongside Common perform to raise funds to re-ecelct State’s attorney Marilyn Mosby  MORE

June 7th: DC –  DC Jazz Fest with Fred Yonnet Featuring Maimouna Youssef at City Winery MORE

June 8th: DC Maimouna Youssef & Raheem Devaughn for The 17th annual Richard Wright Black Tie Gala!  MORE

June 14th: NC-Maimouna Youssef and Dj Dummy of The Vintage Babies -Motorco-Durham NC MORE


There are no Shows That the amazing MumuFresh Has done in July

Apologies My Dear Fans


August 17th :In Atlanta / Apache Cafe More

August 19th : In New York / Summer Stage More

August 22th :In Los Angeles / Hollywood Bowl with Common More



September 8th :Durham / The prevailing Women Conferenece More

 September 9th :NC / Motorco MORE

 September 12th :Philly / World Cafe MORE

October Dates

October 13th : Washington DC / Kennedy Center More

October 18 – 19th : New York /Harlem Stage More

October : the 26


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