Saturday 16 May 2009 at 6:00pm
Fine Line Music Cafe
318 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, 55401, United States
Lady Sovereign plays the Fine Line Music Café...
“I’VE NEVER BEEN YOUR AVERAGE RAPPER” A 5 ft 1 pixie with giant passion, ambition and sheer raw talent, if there is one theme running through the magical existence of Lady Sovereign, then it’s that of being a fiercely independent creative spirit who, one way or another, was born to be different. From grasping her unique talent for rolling her tongue around words at the tender age of 13 in the bedroom of her North London council estate, to being signed to Def Jam by Jay Z; from being kicked out of school at fifteen for avoiding class and being told “you’re not going to do very well in your GCSEs, anyway”, to performing on David Letterman, touring with Gwen Stefani, recording sessions with Pharrell and The Beastie Boys and selling over a million units of her single, “Love Me Or Hate Me”; the story of Sov’s charmed life is one of stellar achievement against a backdrop of the most unlikely of circumstances.