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Mixy, real name Michael Riccardi, has

been writing and performing since Get your very


he was 12 years old. Now, 10 years
down the line, he is still going strong
genres and cultures.
own Mixy!!
and stunning audiences of all ages, hip Mixy is available as a workshop
most styles of lyricism, starting with
During his career Mixy has covered dub step , eve ntua lly land ing on host from £50 an hour plus travel
and base,
hop he moved through rock, drum ring expenses. His workshop can be
material, rap tracks and poems cove
poetry. He has a vast catalogue of tailored to your requirements.
and fictional stories of personal
many subjects and emotions, factual
- from historic cultures and For further information, to book
experiences and educational pieces
xplored.
events to the natural world and the une Mixy for workshops, festivals,
person and first ever rapper to gain per formances, as host or anything
In 2010 Mixy became the youngest in
reate’. In the same year he took part else contact Lynsey at info@
the title of ‘Peterborough Poet Lau g of
efeated, earning him the title ‘Kin bookapoet.co.uk. Prices and
many rap battles and remained und
s poetry slams and claimed the
the Mic’. He also took part in numerou availability available on request.
title of ‘Speakeasy Slam Champion’.
night with a group of other local artis
ts A non-refundable 20% deposit is
In 2007 Mixy star ted a regular club , MCs , bea t box ers, DJs , required when making a booking.
k dancers
on the hip hop scene including brea the (We will endeavour to re-arrange any
graf fiti artis ts. The coll ective, known as ‘Locality’, stormed
producers and
cancellations wherever possible.) Our
All artis ts
best events ever held in the city.
local scene putting on some of the
terms and conditions are available
and can be booked alongsid e Mix y.
involved with Locality are still active
kshops and works regularly in man
y of at www.bookapoet.co.uk
Mixy is experienced in running wor king
the UK's schools and youth centres
. He has had ama zing resu lts wor and will be included with
rs
sec ond ary sch ool students, as well as young offende quotes / bookings.
with primary and
and young people with disabilities. er
you, he is a friendly upbeat charact
Don’t let the hip hop stereotype fool as a gen tlem an. This
ral teacher as well
and has been referred to as a natu bles
a mix ture of styles and range of material that ena
master of rhyme uses ple to exp ress them selv es
ower peo
him to inspire the uninspired and emp
in a way they nev er beli eved they could.
with their words was
ough, says "As Poet Laureate, Mixy
Cllr Keith Sharp, Mayor of Peterbor atte nde d with me.
ut civic events he
ready and willing to write poems abo
ng app ropr iate and witty, what ever the occasion,
He always wrote somethi
guests attending civic events. I wish
which was much appreciated by the
him every success in the future." ivals
ilability for workshops, events, fest
For further information on Mixy's ava
info@bookapoet.co.uk.
and anything else email Lynsey at

ookapoet.co.uk
www.bookapoet.co.uk  info@b