WEBSTER with The Lioness

The Cedar and Alliance Francaise Mpls/St. Paul Present

WEBSTER with The Lioness

Thu, March 23, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

Cedar Cultural Center - Global Roots

Minneapolis, MN

$10 Advance / $12 Day of show / $8 Alliance Français Members

This event is all ages

This is a standing show with an open floor.

Tickets are available online, by phone, ​and at Depth of Field, Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows.

Aly Ndiaye, aka Webster , was born and raised in the Limoilou district of Quebec. Of a Senegalese father and a Quebec mother, he has always been proud of his origins.

Activist, Webster is very socially involved; He gives lectures on a multitude of subjects including the cultural diversity, perseverance and social impact of hip-hop among young people. His favorite subject is the history of the presence of blacks in Quebec and Canada since the beginning of the 17th century. To better disseminate this information, it has set up the towers Qc History X , guided tours of Quebec City about slavery.

Since 2009, he has traveled the world to present writing workshops where he learns the creative use of French through rap. He visited several American universities including Harvard, MIT, Howard, Georgetown and UCLA. He has also given concerts and writing workshops in several countries in Africa, Europe and Asia.

On the musical side, Webster has been active since 1995; Member-founder of the Limoilou Starz collective, he is a veteran and a pioneer of the Quebec hip-hop movement. The Vieux de la Montagne is recognized for the quality of its texts as well as the intelligence of its words. His art is a tool he has been refining for two decades in order to convey his cultural and intellectual background in the most creative way.
Venue Information:
Cedar Cultural Center - Global Roots
416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN, 55454


Ticket options and info

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are not always available at Depth of Field, Electric Fetus & The Cedar.

Check the top of this page under the “Buy Tickets” button for up-to-date ticket information.

  • Phone: 612-338-2674 ext 0 between 12 noon and 4pm M-F ($2 fee per ticket)
  • In person: Tickets can be purchased at The Cedar when we are open for shows. Check our calendar for show dates and door times  (no fee; cash, check, credit card). Our other ticket outlets are Depth of Field (no fee; cash or check only), and Electric Fetus (approximately $2 fee).
  • Online: (On Ticketfly, typically $2–$3 fee/ticket + $1 restoration fee) until 2 hours before door time on day of show
  • The Cedar is an all ages venue
  • Discounts: Students with ID, seniors over 65, and children under 12 may purchase tickets at a discount at the door (subject to ticket availability).
  • Access: The Cedar strives to make our facilities and programming available to as many community members as possible and will accommodate special requests to the best of our ability. To request special accommodations or seating at an upcoming Cedar show, please contact our box office at 612-338-2674 or info@thecedar.org.