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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.  

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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 […]

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Sly Reimagined: The Music of Sly & The Family Stone Up Coming Performances

Catch Maya on March 29th and May 10th performing with Global Noize in Sly Reimagined; a tribute of music to Sly & The Family Stone. March 29th, 2014 - Berks Jazz Festival – Redding PA Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom | 9:30 PM Sly Reimagined: The Music of Sly & The Family Stone featuring Jason Miles, Nona […]

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2014 Innovators of Change w/ special performance by Maya Azucena

On Wednesday, February 26th, at 6 PM for the 2014 Innovators of Change documentary screening and awards event as we honor ten incredible trailblazers, tastemakers, and game-changers along with our special musical guest Maya Azucena (2013 Innovator of Chnage Honoree). @ JWT NY, 466 Lexington Ave, New York, N.Y. 10017 Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 6:00 […]

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A colorful cast of women and girls represent various facets of the “Fearless Woman.” Within each character resides different interpretations of a fearless “Spirit”, played by Maya Azucena, in an animated fantasy world designed by director and After Effects Specialist, Donald Robinson Cole. Fearless, the music video, aims to emphasize that within each of us […]

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WEB SERIES Launch on iTUNES & YouTube

THE ESSENCE OF MAYA is a weekly web series that chronicles the intimate, humorous, and gritty behind-the-scenes journey of Maya Azucena’s music career hustle. The series is shot in documentary style, directed and edited by Rae Maxwell ( It introduces viewers to Maya’s colorful world of daily characters and new encounters. It captures her performances […]

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Sidewalk Chalk’s ‘Leaves’ Album Release Party – Feb 22nd 2014

Come out to celebrate Sidewalk Chalk’s album release party On February 22nd featuring Maya Azucena & CharlieRED @ Drom NYC | Saturday February 22nd |  Doors 6:30PM | Show Time 8:15PM Tickets $10 (SAVE 30% on dinner when you include a Full Dinner for only $20) Table Reservation (212) 777-1157 Show Schedule 8:15PM-8:45PM - CharlieRED 9:00PM-9:30PM - Maya Azucena 9:45PM-10:30PM - Sidewalk Chalk […]

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Special Valentine’s Evening Event celebrating One Billion Rising For Justice in NYC

February 14th for a Special Valentine’s Evening event to celebrate ‘One Billion Rising For Justice’ featuring Maya Azucena. The evening will be taking place  in New York City at the Hammerstein Ballroom with the musical sounds of  Maya Azucena, Batalanyc, Natasha Blank, Eve Ensler, Ramya Ramana and more, and  - February 14th, 2014, Doors open at […]

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SCREENING & VIDEO PREMIERE: Fearless & New Web Series

Maya’s highly anticipated web series THE ESSENCE OF MAYA directed by Rae Maxwell (, and the music video for FEARLESS directed by Donald Robinson Cole III ( are poised for international release. To celebrate, LIVELYHOOD Presents a premiere of the music video and a sneak peek of the web series on the 12-Foot screen at […]

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In less than a month people around the globe (in 168 countries and counting) will come together, rise up, release, and dance to end violence against women and girls as part of One Billion Rising for Justice. FEBRUARY 14th, 2014. As for Maya, and her band, she will be doing a concert that night on […]

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