Friday, January 9, 2009

Maiysha on Grub Street

Via New York magazine's Grub Street:

Last month, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Maiysha's first single, "Wanna Be," was nominated for a Grammy for Best Urban/Alternative Performance. Her producer called her with the good news while she was at home in Park Slope watching Top Chef, but she'll have to DVR her shows the night of the February 8 ceremony. For this week's New York Diet, we caught up with Maiysha — whose hit is about career frustration — as she transitions from the "free pass" of holiday eating into good fighting shape for her trip to Los Angeles. (continue at

Maiysha performs Jan 13th with Naturally 7 at Highline Ballroom.