If you aren’t familiar with the name Maimouna Youssef, consider this a much-needed primer in discovering one of the most dynamic artists of her era. Affectionately known as Mumu Fresh, Youssef graced NPR’s Tiny Desk with her presence in her hometown of Washington, D.C. and brought along Black Thought of The Roots for the ride.


On Tuesday (August 6) in Washington, D.C., the “revolutionary but gangsta” group dead prez thrilled audiences at the historic Howard Theater. With well more than a decade in the game, and M-1 have been dropping their politically-charged brand of Hip-Hop consistently with no signs of slowing down. HipHopWired caught up with them backstage after […]

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Maimouna Youssef – “I Got A Man” [Video] Hip-Hop’s got a new vocalist. Peep the official video for  Maimouna Youssef’s “I Got A Man” from her debut album THE BLOOMING. The Grammy nominated singer  was also recognized for her vocals on The Roots’ “Don’t Feel Right” & on the big screen on Dave Chappelle’s Block […]