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This article is about Finnish musical band. For Finnish 1956 film titled "Elokuu", see The Harvest Month.
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Elokuu performing at Bar Kino in Pori April 20, 2012
Background information
Origin Finland
Genres rap, reggae, folk, "cityhumppa"
Years active 2011–present
Labels EMI / Capitol Records
Website Official website
Members Nopsajalka
Jonas W. Karlsson

Elokuu (August in Finnish) is a Finnish hip hop band founded in 2011 by reggae artist Nopsajalka, Kenyan-Finnish rapper Juno and producer Jonas W. Karlsson[1] as a mix of Finnish swing and jazz.

Their first official single "Soutaa huopaa"[2] was released on 20 January 2012 with great success. It peaked at number 2 on the Finnish Singles Chart. Elokuu's debut album Hääväki saapuu released by Capitol / EMI Music entered the Finnish Albums Chart at number 2 in its first week of release.



Year Title Charts
2012 Hääväki saapuu 2
2013 Pöytä on katettu 8


Year Title Charts Album
2012 "Soutaa huopaa" 2 Hääväki saapuu
"Saatilla" 8
2013 ”Tänään lähtee” 12 Pöytä on katettu


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