Wiki to return to Australia in February for his second solo tour, shares video for ‘The Routine’
I OH YOU, Illusive Presents and Frontier Touring are excited to announce the return of New York City rapper Patrick ‘Wiki’ Morales to Australia this February. Wiki will tour in celebration of his latest album OOFIE, described by Pitchfork as “tight, diaristic raps and vignettes and grimy production.” The record marks the rapper’s first release with his own label, Wikset Enterprise in partnership with The Orchard, since departing XL Recordings.
Two years on since his last international tour and sold-out stint in Australia, Wiki will take to three headline performances at The Tote in Melbourne on Wednesday 26 February, Black Bear Lodge in Brisbane on Thursday 27 February and at Sydney’s Factory Floor on Friday 28 February. The Frontier Members Pre-sale for this tour begins Thursday 16 January (11am AEDT) before tickets go on sale to the general public from Monday 20 January (11am AEDT).
Just today, Wiki has released the video for ‘The Routine.’ Watch HERE.
OOFIE is Morales’ third solo album since his work with Ratking, following Lil Me and No Mountains In Manhattan. Released in November 2019, OOFIE showcases Wiki’s dexterity and skill as one of NYC’s greatest wordsmiths and curators, featuring collaborations with Lil Ugly Mane, Denzel Curry, Your Old Droog, Lansky Jones, Princess Nokia and duendita, including singles ‘Grim (feat. Lil Ugly Mane & Denzel Curry)’ and ‘Pesto’. Secure tickets early to avoid missing New York’s rap prodigy live.
WIKI AU & NZ TOUR DATES
26 Feb – The Tote – Melbourne
27 Feb – Black Bear Lodge – Brisbane
28 Feb – Factory Floor – Sydney
29 Feb – Farmer & The Owl Festival – Wollongong
1 Mar – Galatos – Auckland
Presale tickets available 16 Jan at 11am AEDT
PRAISE FOR WIKI
“The NYC rapper, having left his label, shakes off the pressure of his tumultuous last few years with a set of straight-ahead, grimy rap songs.“
“There’s an art to making personal, insular rap music without shutting the rest of the world out… Wiki walks it expertly.“
“The New York City rapper’s furious and filthy bars, backed by a beat from Madlib, may be enough to offset any potential nausea.“
“OOFIE marks a striking return to the soundscape of New York for the rapper that still calls the city home.“