Heikki Kuula

Heikki Kuula (born 27 January 1983) is a Finnish rapper, record producer and graphic designer. He is known for his frequent collaborations with the fellow rapper Pyhimys who has also served as an executive producer on Kuula's albums.[1]

Heikki Kuula
Heikki Kuula in 2010.
Heikki Kuula in 2010.
Background information
Also known asHuukki-Heikki, Perhosveitsi-Heikki, Héctor Gucci, Nemo, Sexual Hexual, Kuikki Heela
Born (1983-01-27) 27 January 1983 (age 38)
OriginHelsinki, Finland
GenresRap
Occupation(s)Rapper, record producer, graphic designer
InstrumentsVocals
LabelsYellowmic Records
Associated actsTeflon Brothers, Voli, Pyhimys

Career beginningsEdit

Heikki Kuula released his first album Hoodipihvii with Voli in 2004, and two years later they teamed up again for Wordcup. That year Kuula also released his first solo album Vihreä salmiakki. His second solo album PLLP arrived in 2008.[2]

Commercial successEdit

Kuula's third solo album Blacksuami was released in May 2010 and was the first to appear on the Official Finnish Album Chart where it reached the position 41.[3] Heikki Kuula started to gain more recognition later that year after he appeared as a featured artist on the song "Epoo", a debut single by the rap duo Jare & VilleGalle. Kuula also appeared on their next single "Nelisilmä" which reached number 17 on the Official Finnish Singles Chart.[4]

In February 2012, Heikki Kuula and Pyhimys released an album Katuvisioita, using the pseudonyms Perhosveitsi-Heikki and Lika-Aki.[5] The album peaked at number nine on the Official Finnish Album Chart.[6]

Teflon BrothersEdit

Heikki Kuula is also a part of the hip hop and rap group Teflon Brothers with Pyhimys and Voli. They have released three albums so far; T (2009), © (2010) and Valkoisten dyynien ratsastajat (2013).[7] The latter has become their most successful release to date, peaking at number six on the Official Finnish Album Chart.[8] The album has also spawned a single "Seksikkäin jäbä", featuring Stig and Meiju Suvas, which reached number three on the Official Finnish Singles Chart.[9]

DiscographyEdit

Solo albumsEdit

Year Title Peak position
FIN
2006 Vihreä salmiakki
2008 PLLP
2008 Punainen planeetta (mixtape)
2010 Blacksuami 41
2014 Heijastuksia täydelliseltä rundilta 22
2015 PLLP (LP rerelease) 8
2020 404 41
[10]

Solo singlesEdit

Year Title Peak position
FIN
2013 "Koirakaveri" 11
2016 "Bae" 9
"Suomalainen mies" 13

Heikki Kuula & VoliEdit

Year Title Peak position
FIN
2004 Hoodipihvii
2006 Wordcup

Perhosveitsi-Heikki & Lika-AkiEdit

Year Title Peak position
FIN
2012 Katuvisioita 9

Teflon BrothersEdit

Year Title Peak position
FIN
2009 T 26
2010 © 26
2013 Valkoisten dyynien ratsastajat 6
2014 Isänpäivä 49

As a featured artistEdit

Artist Song Album Other featured artists Year
Cheddar "Nomen es Omen" Argumentum Pro Rationem Setittäjä, Pyhimys & Voli 2004
Pyhimys "Kukkanen" Rajatapaus 2004
Pyhimys "Chiki Lee" Pyhimysteeri? The Pink Album 2005
Heinähattu "Kaikki oli viatont" Tilapäinen taideteos 2005
Pyhimys "Kun mä tapoin poliisin" Clipshow 2003–2004 Musti & Voli 2006
Steen1 "Ajat on kovat" Nottinghamin paskasheriffi Diami, Asa, Jontti, Shaka, Ville Kalliosta, Pyhimys, Pikkupiru & Akli Käärme 2006
Pyhimys "6:05" Salainen Maailma 2007
Polarsoul "Kallio viboi" World Bump 2008
Pyhimys & Timo Pieni Huijaus "Arvoitus" Arvoitus koko ihminen Juno 2008
Heinis "Haaskaa" Säätöpossu 2008
Heinis "Asfaltti-ihottumaa" Säätöpossu 2008
Juno "Pliisut viisut" 13 2008
Juno "Pohjanmaan kautta" V-Tyyli 2010
Pyhimys "Siipirikko" Vieras Ruudolf 2010
Kreivi "Myrkky on herkkuu" Von Salamanteri Käsipuoli 2010
Käsipuoli "Rehellistä ryöstöö" Mikä on pläkki? 2010
Heinis & Ezk "Kolehti" Vuos10nen 2010
Kolmiodraama "Älä luota prostituoituun" Jotain tasottavaa 2011
Jare & VilleGalle "Epoo" Mustaa kultaa 2011
Jare & VilleGalle "Nelisilmä" Mustaa kultaa 2011
Saurus "Keskipiste" Elossa MattiP, Samae Koskinen & Jimi Tenor 2011
JVG "Sun stiflat" jvg.fi Sini Sabotage 2012
JVG "Miesjuustot" jvg.fi 2012
Uniikki "Kotka" Kiitorata MG 2012
Karri Koira "Ei tarkoittaa ei" K.O.I.R.A. Ruudolf 2012

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Paleface (2011). Rappiotaidetta – Suomiräpin tekijät. Helsinki: Like Kustannus Oy. p. 79. ISBN 978-952-01-0655-3.
  2. ^ "Heikki Kuula Discography". Discogs. Retrieved 7 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Heikki Kuula: Blacksuami". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 7 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Jare & VilleGalle Feat. Heikki Kuula: Nelisilmä". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 7 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Katuvisioita". Pyhimys / Yellowmic. Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Perhosveitsi-Heikki Ja Lika-Aki: Katuvisioita". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 7 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Levyt". Pyhimys / Yellowmic. Retrieved 7 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Teflon Brothers: Valkoisten Dyynien Ratsastajat". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 7 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Teflon Brothers: Seksikkäin Jäbä (Feat. Stig & Meiju Suvas)". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 6 February 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ https://www.ifpi.fi/lista/albumit/2020/12/

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