Duke Performances

In Conversation: Mumu Fresh

Friday, September 20, 2019 | 12:00 pm

The Pinhook


In this free lunchtime talk at The Pinhook in downtown Durham, GRAMMY-nominated vocalist and emcee Maimouna Youssef (aka Mumu Fresh) sits down with Crystal Taylor (Beats n Bars) to discuss her career, influences, Muslim-American heritage, and the role that women have played in shaping contemporary hip-hop.

Friday, September 20, 12 PM
The Pinhook
117 W. Main St.
Free and open to the public
Light lunch provided by Pie Pushers

Part of Duke Performances’ three-year Building Bridges: Muslims in America initiative, Mumu Fresh’s residency will culminate in a full-band performance at The Pinhook on the evening of Saturday, September 21. Tickets and info available HERE.

Arts & Context is co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University, The Pinhook, North Star, and Pie Pushers. Duke Performances’ Building Bridges Initiative is funded, in part, by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art & the National Endowment for the Arts, & co-sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center & the Duke University Middle East Studies Center.

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