Artist Spotlight: Tony K

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News
Detroit rapper Tony K released his new single Friday

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Name: Tony K.

Sound: This Detroit-based artist makes hip-hop music. Besides being a rapper, Tony K also is a producer and songwriter. 

Background: Tony K. was born in Iraq and grew up in Oak Park after his family immigrated in the early 1990s. He released his first album "Partners in Crime" in 2005 with his friend, rapper Peleboy. 

Next: Tony K released his newest single, "Don't Want It" Friday. Hear it on Spotify and YouTube. 

Melody Baetens