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SpokenHeard with Toki Wright and Host Susan Dobbe Chase

  • Broadcast in Poetry



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"A powerful stage presence and booming, crystal-clear cadence.."- LA Weekly

"One of the dopest emcees around, who makes noise both on the
microphone and as an un-compromising community activist..." -Davey D

Raised in a Buddhist household and immersing himself in
world culture Toki Wright's awareness of the
diversity is translated through his content driven music. Aside from his infamous live stage show he has taken paths that run the gamut from a non-profit youth organization in North Minneapolis to work withwar-affected children in Africa to his position as the coordinator of the first fully accredited Hip Hop Studies program in the country.

As an artist, Wright's travels have taken him
throughout the United States and Canada as support for Brother Ali and Evidence of Dilated Peoples. His recent video "A DIfferent Mirror" peaked at #1 on MTVU.

Being an active presence in the Twin Cities hip-hop scene, Wright has been featured on recordings by Talib Kweli, Atmosphere, and more...