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Mumu Fresh Feat. Black Thought & DJ Dummy: Tiny Desk Concert

Occasionally a new voice emerges so rich in experience that the only way to describe it is old soul.
Mumu Fresh performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 22, 2018 (Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR). Source: Morgan Noelle Smith

Mumu Fresh sings that the teacher arrives when the student is ready. During a recent trip to the Tiny Desk, she came bearing life lessons from the depths of her soul.

A regal combination of black power and Native American pride, Mumu Fresh — also known

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