Maya and her band rocked Brooklyn’s TV station, BRIC at the live shoot for the B-Side Show.

 Not to fret if you missed it!  You can watch it HERE!

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Thanks to Trevon Blondet  of Black Blonde Images for capturing the moment! — with Arin Maya Lawrence, Josh David Barrett, and Cole Williams-x.

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Watch Maya via Livestream Host Town Hall Discussion for Justice

Friday August 22nd 7:00 pm

Maya co-produced a powerful community roundtable that she will also be hosting this evening (Friday 8-22). Discussing the current epidemic of killing and violence upon men of color in the United States, Toni Blackman, Hasan Salaam, Lisa Russell, Chesney Snow, Rich McKeown, and she will show and tell the story mass media does not.  This critical meeting of the minds will take place at the National Black Theatre in Harlem, NY. The intent is to arrive at effective actions to change this unnecessary aggression used by United States law enforcement, so that we can begin to heal as a nation.  

Please share your thoughts, ideas, frustrations, and visions via the livestream!

LIVESTREAM LINK: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/standing-our-ground-for-justice

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Maya’s voice in Direct TV’s Manning Brother’s Fantasy Football Fantasy Video

If something sounds familiar to you in the recent Manning Brother’s ‘Fantasy Football Fantasy’ Video that has taken the web by storm in the past 24 hours with 1.7 million hits, it’s because it’s Maya’s voice is singing in it.  Yes, the hot blonde is lip syncing to Maya’s voice (and all the other female voices you hear are Maya too)!  You can watch the video HERE.

 

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Maya featured on NYCROPHONE’s “Acoustic Gold”

Maya recently appeared on NYCROPHONE’s “Acoustic Gold” Live Session at ishlab studio where she performed her originals, “Fearless”, “Near”, and “Belong to the Sun”, as well as a few choice covers.   

Watch the full set HERE!

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Afterwards Maya sat with Hauke Gahrmann and talked about her world travels and what really moves her.  You can watch the full interview HERE.

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A Panther in Africa: The Legacy Continues Benefit Success!

In April Maya produced a benefit, A Panther in Africa:The Legacy Continues, to raise funds for children in a Tanzanian village outside of Arusha, nestled between Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, and refurbishment of a water tank that provides water to the entire surrounding Imbaseni Village of 500 families.  We are so pleased and humbled to report, the ‘capping’ of the big water tank at UAACC is completed!! 

Thank you so much to all who participated in the event and to those who donated.  This was a dream of many years finally come true.  

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Maya’s piano rendition of “Black Butterfly”

Hear Maya’s very personal and riveting rendition of Denise Williams’ Black Butterly.

Black Butterfly (Piano Version), produced by Sonix The Mad Scientist, is a tribute to Trayvon Martin and all souls reaching for their greatest potential.

Click here to listen!


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Watch Season 2 of THE ESSENCE OF MAYA as it comes to a close.

THE ESSENCE OF MAYA has just come to a close.  Check the season finale out here! “Welcome to the Show” feat Maya’s band, Toni Blackman, Maurice Brown, and Big Daddy Kane among others:  WATCH HERE

You can binge-watch the entire season on Maya’s YouTube channel (or subscribe) and catch up before Season Three:
www.YouTube.com/MayaAzucena

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Catch up on SEASON TWO of Maya’s web-series “The Essence of Maya” with season finale airing Tuesday May 27th!

Catch up on SEASON TWO of Maya’s web-series “The Essence of Maya” with season finale airing Tuesday May 27th!

Maya Azucena & Big Daddy Kane

Maya Azucena & Big Daddy Kane

If you haven’t already watched season two of “The Essence of Maya”, you can power watch the episodes here!

 

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NEW SINGLE “LOOK” with Parisian Artists JOHN BANZAI & BLUE NEFERTITI (of Les Nubians)

Check out LOOK Maya’s latest collaborative independent single done with renown poet and singer from Paris. Produced by “Fearless” producer DAVIDO.

"LOOK" feat John Banzai, Blue Nefertiti & Maya Azucena

“LOOK” feat John Banzai, Blue Nefertiti & Maya Azucena

 

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THE ESSENCE OF MAYA launches Season 2

In Season 2 of The Essence of Maya, we follow Maya in the days leading up to her performance at Restoration Rocks Festival 2013, on a line up with the legendary Big Daddy Kane. With trips to her sister Pilar’s house, to full band rehearsal in Manhattan, this season offers a more intimate look into Maya’s regular life as an artist in her hometown of Brooklyn, NY. (directed by Rae Maxwell).

Maya Azucena & Big Daddy Kane

Maya Azucena & Big Daddy Kane

WATCH TRAILER SUBSCRIBE TO THE ON-GOING SERIES ON YOUTUBE and iTUNES podcasts

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