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State Dept. sends Minn. hip-hop artist to Africa

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. State Department is sending a Minnesota hip-hop artist to Africa as part of a cultural exchange program. Toki (TOH'-kee) Wright will be in Sierra Leone for two weeks, starting Tuesday. Wright heads the hip-hop studies program at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul. While in Africa he'll work with aspiring young artists in the cities of Kenema and...