mayyadda is a singer-songwriter from minneapolis who aspires to use her music to make people slow down, find themselves in a story, and feel hopeful. she has been singing for as long as she can remember. at two years old, she began playing piano and she taught herself to play the guitar at fourteen. she released her first ep, blue, at the beginning of 2016. her second ep, eightynine, released in february 2017. her new album, holding space, released in july 2018.