An Adinkra Group Production, Hot Buttered Soul: A Musical Affair features the vocal stylings of Maimouna Youssef who was the featured vocalist on the Roots' 2006 hit "Don't Feel Right".
From the acerbic lyrics to the intense production to Maimouna Yousef's soulful crooning, everythingabout this song feels absolutely right," wrote Henry Adaso of About.com after the single's release. Thesingle went on to be nominated for a Grammy nomination in 2007.
Youssef's appearance with The Roots led to performances throughout the U.S. and around the world as sheshared stages and swapped musical licks with such artists as: Angelique Kidjo, Brian Wilson’s band, BigDaddy Kane, Nas, Wilco, Zap Mama, Cody Chestnut, Martin Luther, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Mos Def, andTalib Kweli.
Youssef rocked the stages of many renowned venues such as Denver Colorado ‘s Red RocksAmphitheater, New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, and Switzerland’s Moniteau Jazz Festival.
She will perform at Mirrors on Feb. 21 for a concert to include performances by jazz/soul vocalist AkuaKyerematin, and roots soul musician C. Love. The event is hosted by spoken word artist Bassey Ikpi of the HBO show "Def PoetryJam".
Show begins at 7pm and advanced tickets $20. Tickets can be purchased at http://hotbutteredsoul.eventbrite.com/.