Minneapolis Artist Featured on MTV
Minneapolis based artist Toki Wright of The C.O.R.E. and APHRILL makes a major leap this June. Over the last year as an mc/poet, and community organizer Wright has performed across the United States as well as Brazil and Portugal. In the new season of MTV's "Made" Toki Wright coaches an aspiring Minneapolis youth with Bronx, NY based Definitive Jux rapper C-Rayz Walz. The episode also features The Game, Ghostface, and Snoop Dogg. The new season begins June 15th.
In other news The C.O.R.E. (www.thecore.biz) readies for their first video shoot for the new single "Northern Exposure (Tease Me)" June 25th. The single will be featured on their new album "Before You Dig" due out this fall. Also Toki Wright's side project APHRILL called "Home" with San Francisco based MC Nomi and production by Medium Zach is due nationally this summer. Toki is also in the studio working on his first solo project entitled "A Different Mirror."
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