Sunday 22 September 2019 10:00PM

Vijay Iyer piano, Fender Rhodes, electronics; Mike Ladd lyrics, electronics

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  • Vijay Iyer piano, Fender Rhodes, electronics
  • Mike Ladd lyrics, electronics

Described by The Guardian as ‘the king of the hip-hop concept’, the Boston-born, Paris-based artist has collaborated with Vijay Iyer on such albums as In What Language? (2003), a song cycle concerned with airports, fear and surveillance both before and after 9/11; the satirical oratorio Still Life with Commentator (2007); and Holding It Down: The Veterans’ Dreams Project (2013).

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