Elokuu

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Elokuu
Elokuu @ Bar Kino 2.jpg
Elokuu performing at Bar Kino in Pori 20 April 2012
Background information
OriginFinland
Genresrap, reggae, folk, "cityhumppa"
Years active2011–present
LabelsEMI / Capitol Records
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersNopsajalka
Juno
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.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Charts
FIN
[3]
2012 Hääväki saapuu 2
2013 Pöytä on katettu 8

Singles[edit]

Year Title Charts Album
FIN
[3]
2012 "Soutaa huopaa" 2 Hääväki saapuu
"Saatilla" 8
"Kullankaivaja"
2013 ”Tänään lähtee” 12 Pöytä on katettu

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