December 1, 2003
MK12 founders (from left) Ben Radatz, Matt Fraction, Timmy Fisher,
Shaun Hamontree, and Jed Carter (in helmet)
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Kansas City's dumpster-diving designers earn corporate, cult clientele
Anyone who caught the MTV Video Music Awards last August might remember a brief animation of a British schoolboy performing this brilliant little rap with a hydraulic-driven Power Wheels truck bouncing in the background. The 15-second ditty introduced the award for Best Rap Video, subjecting an audience of millions to the crooked humor of Kansas City's MK12 motion graphics company.