IT’S HAPPENIN’! SPOKEN WORD AND DOUBLE BASS WITH MIKE LADD & SÉBASTIEN BOISSEAU
Come to this spoken word and music special event. Mike Ladd began his career as a spoken word poet after graduating from Hampshire College, USA with a degree in English literature. He later found success as a rapper and hip-hop producer, releasing five solo albums, in addition to being the brain behind the fictitious music collectives Majesticons and Infesticons. He has performed at venues throughout the world including, The Apollo, The Metropolitan Museum, Erving Plaza, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Le Théâtre de Châtelet and L’Olympia in Paris…and now to the English-language Library in Angers! Mike Ladd can be heard frequently on French radio stations with numerous projects spanning everything from Jazz to Hip Hop, Afrobeat to Punk to Pop. Since teaching at Sciences Po. in Paris, Michael currently lives in Paris with his wife and two children.
After the performance in the morning, Mike Ladd will give a writing workshop in English in the afternoon from 2-4. Sign-ups required for writing workshop, send email here.
This program has been made possible with support from the Bibliopôle and the Conseil Départemental de Maine-et-Loire.
Location: English-language Library in Angers