Wiki, the former frontman of Ratking, has revealed, his new solo album. Along with the news, he has shared a new video for the first single. The full-length OOFIE is due November 8th via Wiki’s own label, Wikset Enterprise, and follows his 2017 solo debut No Mountains in Manhattan. The first taste of the album, “Pesto” produced by long-time collaborator Tony Seltzer.
Co-directed by Matt Seger and Dexter Brierley for Underhill, the aptly-titled “Pesto” sees Wiki in an animated, energetic mood traversing through the city, captured fittingly with a green-tinted lens. To celebrate the album announcement and video release, Wiki will play the Sultan Room tomorrow night in Bushwick, with support from Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire and Lansky Jones (of Worlds Fair). Tickets are available here.
Wiki AKA: Patrick Morales was a founding member of New York City hip-hop group Ratking. The trio signing to XL Records, and released the NYC-focused classic, So It Goes. Wiki, the frontman of the group, went on to release solo mixtapes, 700 Fill and Lil’ Me, before dropping his debut solo album, No Mountains In Manhattan, in September 2017. Throughout 2018 and 2019, Wiki toured internationally – hitting Australia, Japan, Russia and much of the US and Europe – and released several standalone singles; “In The Park” featuring Gloss Gang, “Elixir” featuring Jesse James & Obongjayar, “Cheat Code,” and – via his recently formed new label, Wikset Enterprise – the Madlib produced “Eggs,” and most recently the double single, “Fee Fi Fo Fum” and “Smarty Jones” featuring Cleo Reed.