Tickets On Sale
MJF67, Sept. 27-29, 2024


See all Collapse
© Jati Lindsay
Mumu Fresh
  • Arena Artist
  • Saturday, September 28 9:45 pm - 10:35 pm Jimmy Lyons Stage

Mumu Fresh (also known as Maimouna Youssef) is a GRAMMY-nominated, Indigenous Music Award-winning musical ambassador for the US State Department, an elected governor of the DC Chapter of the Recording Academy, and an Ambassador of the Black Music Collective.

Mumu Fresh has toured internationally as a critically acclaimed Afro-Indigenous singer, emcee, songwriter, activist, workshop facilitator and audio engineer who’s been called a “quadruple threat” by The Roots’ Black Thought and “groundbreaking” by Oscar-winning artist, Common.

While touring six of the seven continents, Mumu Fresh has built a relationship with over 200K engaged fans on social media who have shared and streamed her music millions of times in at least 92 countries throughout the world to date. Mumu Fresh’s music and philanthropic endeavors have been featured in publications such as Variety, Ebony, Essence, BET, NPR, Al Jazeera, Afropunk, and more.

Maimouna has served as a mentor for several Grammy U affiliated young aspiring artists. In 2020, she founded her own online music education platform called “Muniversity Studies” to teach aspiring artists how to reimagine the music business and thrive independently with purpose. Mumu Fresh is quickly becoming known as an independent music mogul for her generation. She is committed to “Art Activism” and has performed within the US prison system, Congressional Black Caucus, I.M.A.N. Central in Chicago, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, and more, bringing awareness to important social issues. Mumu Fresh is a global citizen, musical healer, cultural philanthropist, and a community pillar.