Grammy-nominated singer Mumu Fresh joins Jemele to discuss her career as an independent artist, her journey into music, and she intertwines her activism with her music. She also shares how she handled the overwhelming reception to her highly-acclaimed performance on NPR’s Tiny Desk Series, and how that performance impacted her career. She also reveals the origin of her name, and the role her family’s influence played in her pursuing music. Also, Jemele shares her thoughts on the recent deaths of Queen Elizabeth II and rapper PnB Rock.
NPR’s Leila Fadel talks to singer-songwriter Maimouna Youssef about the Grammy’s new merit award for best song for social change, and why a Persian song is the leading contender to win.
All year we will be featuring the art of El Kuumba, esteemed visual artist and Father of MuMu Fresh.
This month we celebrate Woman’s History Month with an offering titled “Getting Ready for the Pow Wow” from the year 2000. This depiction of Mumu and her sister has gorgeous detail, with vibrant orange hues and frosty blues that allow that sisterly love to light up the canvas. This piece is a must-have to start your El Kuumba collection!
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The summer of issue of B-Boy Document magazine stars the grammy-nominated Mumu Fresh as one of our cover stars.
Plus Immortal Technique, TrueMendous, Jay Quan The Historian, Eff Yoo & Spit Gemz, The Nextmen, Dagha, Ayatollah, DJ Pandemonium, J Scienide, Substance 810, Bodega Bamz, Osbe Chill, Blak Madeen, C-Doc, Spit Slam Records, Kit Glover, Evidence, DJ Z-Trip, Cee Knowledge and more artists will be added.
Season 1, Episode 1 of the Muniverse mini docu-series, Directed by T L Benton Mecca Filmworks LLC, taking a deeper look into the life of the artist, the cultural philanthropist, the teacher, the motivational speaker, the healer, the mother , Maimouna Youssef aka Mumu Fresh.