Maya Azucena can be described as a blend between Aretha Franklin and Lauryn Hill for the fire that she radiates. She’s got the power to touch people of many cultures. She was born in Brooklyn, and has won numerous prizes both in the USA and abroad. She is also an activist who believes that music is a tool to move the world forward. This has led her to sing both at the UN for Ban Ki Moon and in front of Barack Obama.

MTV Made’s Award winning singer-activist Maya Azucena is a global artist making music that matters. She recently joined a prestigious line-up of artists, including Jill Scott, Maxwell and Beyonce, at 2013 Essence Fest in New Orleans.

At the 2010 U.N. Summit, Ms. Azucena was selected by the office of Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to be the exclusive performer at his Every Woman, Every Child event.  Maya is also co-founder (along with Emmy-winning director Lisa Russell) of the multi-media website,, that uses all mediums of Art to raise awareness for better maternal health.

Maya Azucena une voix détonante et une énergie contagieuse

Maya Azucena peut être définie comme un mélange entre Aretha Franklin et Lauryn Hill pour la fougue. Elle a le pouvoir d’émouvoir des personnes aux cultures très diverses. Originaire de Brooklyn, elle a gagné plusieurs prix aussi bien aux USA qu’à l’étranger. Elle est aussi une activiste pensant que la musique est un outil pour faire bouger les choses. Ceci l’a amenée à chanter aussi bien à L’ONU pour Ban Ki Moon que devant Barack Obama.