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Marc chops it up with one of his favorite people artist Maimouna Youssef. Youssef is an amazing singer,songwriter, rapper who has graced the stage with groups like The Roots and Anthony Hamilton just to name a few. Marc has known her over a decade and is sure you will enjoy the conversation and her amazing music. So listen up...
Marc interview the world! From the man or woman on the street to the President he shares his unique style of connecting with people.
Maimouna “Mumu Fresh” Youssef is a Grammy nominated seasoned singer, songwriter, producer and emcee. She received a Grammy nomination for her contribution on the Roots hit “Don’t Feel Right” in 2007 for best rap song.
She has swapped musical licks with such artists as Angelique Kidjo, Brian Wilson’s band, Big Daddy Kane, Nas, Dead Prez, Wilco, Zap Mama, Cody Chestnut, Martin Luther, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Mos Def, and Talib Kweli.
Maimouna has also rocked the stages of many renowned venues such as Denver Colorado ‘s Red Rocks Amphitheater, New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, Switzerland’s Moniteau Jazz Festival, and The Carter Baron Amphitheater in Washington, DC.
Her musical endeavors were a springboard for Youssef to make her big screen debut in Dave Chapelle’s hip hop documentary “Block Party.” Maimouna released her first Solo EP entitled Black Magic Woman March 1, 2011 and her first full length album - The Blooming on September 20, 2011. http://mumufresh.com
Time to catch wreck, all respect for those that break their neck to keep listening to Cypher Lounge Radio each Wednesday night at 7pm PST. After a night of sophisticated ignorance at The Throwback featuring DJ Mark One... Dasha, The Divine Divah and Hassahn Phenomenon are back to bring you the very best in sophisticated ignorance.
This week we have another dope line-up of guests coming through to satisfy your celebrity soul. First up is the Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/MC, Maimouna Youseff. She is hanging int the Cypher to discuss her latest project "The Blooming" and all her new endeavors.
Also joining the party will be the hilarious funny, Mooney Twins. Daryl and Dwayne Mooney are apples that definitely didn't fall far from the tree that spouted them known as Paul Mooney. They are swinging through the Cypher to do what they do best and that is bring the funny and motivation.
As always, after killing the crowd at The Throwback, DJMark One will be live on the one and two's for the Six Minute Mix. Its going down like four flat tires on a low-rider...Tune-In Sucka!
Day 3 of our ‘Exposing Islam’ series continues here on TRUNEWS, with an emphasis on the theological challenges facing the Church in response to worldwide jihad. Today’s broadcast features Dr. Michael Youssef of ‘Leading The Way’; Isik Abla, who suffered directly under the hand of radical Islam; and Dr. Erwin Lutzer, taking a strong stand against Islamic infiltrators in the West.
Read more at http://www.trunews.com/#4guzZ7JUFXVv2WMf.99
Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest.
Author Rob Sinclair joins me this week to talk about his novel: Dance WithThe Enemy and more.
Carl Logan was the perfect agent. A loner. No real friends or family. Trained to deal with any situation with cold efficiency, devoid of emotion.
But Logan isn’t the man he used to be, or the asset he once was. Five months ago his life changed forever when he was captured, tortured and left for dead by Youssef Selim, one of the world’s most violent terrorists.
When Selim mysteriously reappears in Paris, linked to the kidnapping of America’s Attorney General, Logan smells his chance for revenge.
Pursuing his man relentlessly, oblivious to the growing trail of destruction that he leaves in his wake, Logan delves increasingly deep into the web of lies and deceit surrounding the kidnapping.
Finally, he comes to learn just what it means to Dance with the Enemy.
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Maimouna “Mumu Fresh” Youssef is a Grammy nominated seasoned singer, emcee, songwriter and poet. She received a Grammy nomination for her contribution on the Roots hit “Don’t Feel Right” in 2007 for best rap song. She has swapped musical licks with Angelique Kidjo, Brian Wilson’s band, Big Daddy Kane, Nas, Dead Prez, Wilco, Zap Mama, Cody Chestnut, Martin Luther, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Mos Def, and Talib Kweli. Maimouna has also rocked the stages of venues such as Denver Colorado ‘s Red Rocks Amphitheater, Radio City Music Hall, Switzerland’s Moniteau Jazz Festival, and The Carter Baron Amphitheater in Washington, DC. Her musical endeavors were a springboard to make her big screen debut in Dave Chapelle’s “Block Party.” Mumu released her first Solo EP entitled Black Magic Woman March 2011. A Baltimore native born into a family of exceptional artists, Mumu began performing traditional African and Native American songs on stage with her family at the age of 5. As a youth she joined the Baltimore/Washington based musical theater group called Uprising and toured with them as a lead vocalist. In addition, she played a leading role in the Bway musical “Once on this Island”. Some of her other theatrical experiences include the original trio showcase “Three Generationz” that consisted of Maimouna Youssef, her mother, Nataska Hummingbird, and her grandmother, Mountain Eagle Woman (now deceased). At 16 Mumu formed a jazz/hip-hop/funk/ band with her cousin Omari “AzIz” Forman-Bey known as Cirius B. Maimouna Youssef won the title of “Baltimore’s Idol.” Cirius B’s unique sound found it’s way to producer James Poyser. The Roots recognized Maimouna’s raw talent and asked her to sing lead vocals. Shortly thereafter, Maimouna was packing her bags to join the Roots world tour.
12:45pm est Jumah Khutbah - Imam Mikal Shabazz from Masjidullah, Philadelphia, PA
Topic:: Trials & Tribulations: The True Meaning of Fitnah by Youssef Kromah
2:00pm est Jumah Khutbah - Imam Michael Saahir from Nu-Allah Islamic Center, Indianapolis, IN
Topic: Don't Forget The People: G'd's Greatest Creation!"
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#MyRealTalkRadio Interviews Actress: DENISE BOUTTE
Louisiana native Denise Boutte was catapulted to stardom when she landed the coveted role of "Sasha" on Tyler Perry's hit TV series, "Meet The Browns," starring in 120+ episodes. Memorable performances in the hit films, "Why Did I Get Married," and "For Love or Money," among others made Denise one ofthe most sought-after actresses in Hollywood.
"Meet The Browns" alum Denise Boutte has joined thecasts of "The Choir Director" and "The Bounce Back." The second film in the "Drama in the Church" trilogy and adaptation of New York Times best-selling author Carl Weber's Church Series, "The Choir Director" also stars Kellita Smith, Darren Henson, Christian Keyes, and Drew Sidora. In "The Bounce Back" directed by Youssef Delara, Boutte co-stars as "Lisa," ex-wife of "Matthew Taylor" (Shemar Moore) alongside Bill Bellamy, Nadine Velasquez, Kali Hawk and Michael Beach. Denise has wrapped filming on both feature films and will premiere her highly anticipated new web cooking show, "Denise's Dish" (produced by longtime friend, actress Brely Evans) in mid-September. Her cookbook is in theediting process and slated for an early 2015 release.
Maimouna “Mumu Fresh” Youssef is a seasoned Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, producer, and emcee. She received a Grammy nomination for her contribution on the 2007 Roots hit, “Don’t Feel Right”, in the category of best rap song. She has swapped musical licks with artists such as Angelique Kidjo, Common, Nas, Dead Prez, Wilco, Zap Mama, Cody Chesnutt, Martin Luther, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Mos Def, and Talib Kweli to name a few. As a collaborator and band member, Maimouna has rocked the stages of many renowned venues such as Denver Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheater, Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz Festival, New York City’s Legendary Carnegie Hall, and Radio City Music Hall. Youssef’s musical endeavors with Grammy Award winning producer James Poyser were a springboard for her to make her big screen debut in Dave Chappelle’s hip hop documentary “Block Party.”After the birth of her son, she took a short hiatus from the music business. She released her 1st solo EP Black Magic Woman on March 1, 2011, which led her to headline 2 of Washington DC’s most prestigious venues, The Kennedy Center and The Carter Barron Amphitheater. In Sept 2011, she released her 1st full-length album "The Blooming," which received The Washington Post’s and The Washington City Paper’s votes for “Top 5 best albums released in 2011.” Later that year, she teamed up with her long-time friend Brian Kyle Atkins, who was one of Okay Player’s pioneering forces, and the personal videographer to rapper Common. Together they created the very first visual for her leading single, “I Got A Man” produced by the Hip Hop icon, Dj Jazzy Jeff. In Nov 2011, Mumu was awarded the title of “Artist of The Year”, by the non-profit organization One Common Unity for her dedication and commitment to empowering underserved youth.
SPUR OF THE MOMENT
In a volatile industry where passions wax and wane, the trends of today become the clichés of tomorrow and bands split as quickly as they capture the world’s hearts, Spur Of The Moment has, over the past two decades, bucked the odds, transcended the usual ups and downs and inspired thousands of fans across the world with a vibe that continues to define the word band. The list of artists that have worked with this immensely talented unit grows yearly, their resume reads like a who’s who of the R&B and Jazz worlds. From the legendary George Duke to Al Jarreau, Patti Austin, Ledisi, Raheem Devaughn, Lalah Hathaway
Once you experience the magic of the popular ensemble in action, or groove along to Spur of the Moment’s exciting new CD “ N 2 Deep” , you will quickly wonder why hasn't this group attained Superstardom, then you will become a fan. “N 2 Deep” features emerging artist “Grammy” nominated Maimouna Youssef and incredible singer/songwriter Levi Stephens, as well as an appearance by their friend "Grammy" nominated Maysa .
“What drives us to continue is the fact that, no matter how much we have achieved, there are still so many people in America and around the world who have never seen us perform or heard us, and we’re all about getting out there and sharing what we do with them. There’s also something cool about being the underdog, because there’s always something exciting still to accomplish. Every career has its ebbs and flows, and we’re fortunate to still be around, doing what we love to do – making people happy with our music!”
A seasoned radio personality, Audrey Russo is Debra's long time, coast-to-coast radio co-host. A prolific blogger (known as "the Blogger Babe"), Audrey is more than just a pretty face within the New York performing arts community. Don't miss her insightful expose of Christian persecution in Muslim majority countries. Learn how Christian victimization today ranges from threats of harm to societal restrictions; property confiscation and extortion to death by beheading (Syria), bombing (North Sumatra), shooting (Nigeria, Pakistan, Somolia, Zanzibar), lynching and burning alive (Pakistan). Make no mistake. Fully one-third of the world's population live where religious-related government restrictions or societal hostilities have risen significantly. Every five minutes, a Christian is murdered for his or her faith. Even beyond Islamic extremists, perpetrators include governments, communities, families, organizations, and even ordinary residents. Sadly, despite clear documentation of religious persecution against Christians by groups as diverse as the Vatican, Open Doors, Pew Research Center, Newsweek, and the Economist, the Christian Church has gone AWOL. How so? By ignoring the brutal facts and, then, failing to function as her brother's keeper. It's about time for the Church to wake up and take a strong stand against Christian persecution. Tune in to learn more.
DANCE WITH THE ENEMY:
"Carl Logan was the perfect agent. A loner, with no real friends or family, he was trained to deal with any situation with cold efficiency, devoid of emotion. But Logan isn't the man he used to be, or the asset he once was. Five months ago his life changed forever when he was captured, tortured and left for dead by Youssef Selim, one of the world's most violent terrorists. When Selim mysteriously reappears in Paris, linked to the kidnapping of America's Attorney General, Logan smells his chance for revenge. Pursuing his man relentlessly, oblivious to the growing trail of destruction that he leaves in his wake, Logan delves increasingly deep into the web of lies and deceit surrounding the kidnapping. Finally, he comes to learn just what it means to Dance with the Enemy."