Mike Ladd

30 Nov 2016

Poet, performer, and librettist Mike Ladd began his career as a spoken word poet after graduating from Hampshire College 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. In April 2016, the Kimmel Center, Inc. will present the Philadelphia premiere of Holding It Down: The Veterans' Dreams Project, a co-creation by Ladd and composer Vijay Iyer, with Center support.