Raappana (musician)

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Raappana
Raappana @ Bar Kino 2.jpg
Raappana performing at Bar Kino, Pori, Finland on 8 July 2010.
Background information
Birth name Janne Pöyhönen
Origin Lahti, Finland
Genres Reggae
Labels Ylivoima

Janne Pöyhönen, better known by his stage name Raappana, is a Finnish reggae artist from Lahti.[1]

Career[edit]

Raappana's first studio album Päivä on nuori was released on 3 October 2007.[1] It peaked at number 18 on the Finnish Album Chart.[2] His second studio album Maapallo, released on 1 September 2010, peaked at number one on the same chart.[3] On 22 March 2013, he released his third studio album Tuuliajolla which reached number five on the album chart.[4]

Raappana also appeared as a featured guest on a song "Kran Turismo" by JVG. The song spent 12 weeks at number one on the Finnish Singles Chart.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions
FIN
[6]
2007 Päivä on nuori 18
2010 Maapallo 1
2013 Tuuliajolla 5
Others
  • 2010: Ilta on nuori (Remix album)

Singles[edit]

  • "Sensimilla/Lintsari Anthem Remix 7"
  • "Perhesuhteet"
  • "Paha on sanoa
Year Single Peak positions Album
FIN
[6]
2012 "Kauas pois" 14 Tuuliajolla
featured in
Year Single Peak positions Album
FIN
[6]
2012 "Kran Turismo"
(JVG featuring Raappana)
1 JVG's album
jvg.fi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Siikavirta, Pekka (October 24, 2007). "Raappana teki sen". ts.fi (in Finnish). Turun Sanomat. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved September 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Raappana: Päivä on nuori". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland ry. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Raappana: Maapallo". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland ry. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Raappana: Tuuliajolla". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland ry. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Musiikkituottajat – Tilastot – Suomen virallinen lista – Artistit". Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland ry. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c "FinnishCharts.com Raappana discography page". Finnishcharts.com. Retrieved 2013-04-05. 

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