Aleksi Lehikoinen (born November 22, 1993), better known by his stage name Gettomasa, is a Finnish rapper. He won the Finnish battle rap championship in 2012. He released his debut album Vellamo LP in 2014 with Finnish music producer Ruuben. His first solo project Chosen One was released in 2016.
|Birth name||Aleksi Lehikoinen|
|Born||22 November 1993|
|Genres||rap, hip hop|
Lehikoinen was born in Montreal, Canada in 1993 to Finnish parents. He moved to Finland as a child, and spent most of his childhood in the Kortepohja district of Jyväskylä. He has been very open about his troubled childhood and growing up with his abusive alcoholic father. He discussed their problematic father-son relationship on the track Pelkuri (The Coward)
Lehikoinen was six years old when he was introduced to rap music by his cousin.
- 2014: Vellamo LP (with Ruuben)
- 2016: Chosen One
- 2019: Diplomaatti
- 2020: Kalamies
- 2012: Vaatekaappi EP (with Ruuben)
- 2012: Sessari EP (with Rekami)
- 2017: 17 EP
- "Gettomasa pakenee arkea riimeihin - Jyväskylän Ylioppilaslehti". Jyväskylän Ylioppilaslehti (in Finnish). 2013-01-28. Retrieved 2018-01-23.
- Kivelä, Heikki. "Gettomasa & Ruuben: Vellamo LP (KPC Records)". KSML.fi – Keskisuomalainen (in Finnish). Retrieved 2018-01-23.
- "Suomiräpin uusi ruhtinas: Gettomasa – Chosen one". Rosvot. 2016-03-15. Retrieved 2018-01-23.
- "22-vuotias rap-artisti Gettomasa kerää kehuja – VilleGalle: "Suomen paras"". Ilta-Sanomat (in Finnish). 2016-04-23. Retrieved 2018-01-23.
- "Gettomasa pelasi suomirapin läpi - Nälkä". Nälkä (in Finnish). Retrieved 2018-01-23.