Kimmo Ilpo Juhani Laiho, better known by his stage name Elastinen, is a Finnish rap musician and also known as one of the founders and is the CEO of the Finnish independent rap label Rähinä Records. Together with his colleague Iso H, he founded the Finnish rap duo Fintelligens. He has also released five solo albums.
|Birth name:||Kimmo Ilpo Juhani Laiho|
|Also known as:||Ela, Koala Laiho|
|Genres:||rap, hip hop|
|Occupation(s):||Musician, CEO of Rähinä Records, producer|
|Website:||Elastinen's Official site|
|Twitter:||Elastinen's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Elastinen's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Elastinen's Facebook profile|
Finnish rapper known for solo albums like 2007's E.L.A. as well as his work as a member of the rap duo Fintelligens along with Iso H. He is also the co-founder of the independent record label Rahina Records, of which he has also served as the CEO.
He began taking guitar lessons at age 7 and started breakdancing at 11. He wrote his first raps at 15.
The first single form his album E.L.A., "Ovet Paukkuu," shot to #1 on NRJ-Finland and was featured on the Finnish version of The Voice.
His birth name is Kimmo Ilpo Juhani Laiho.
With Fintelligens, he released a collaboration with Swedish rapper Petter called "Stockholm-Helsinki" in 2000.
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- Finnish rappers
- Musicians from Helsinki