Petter (Swedish rapper)

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Swedish rapper. Releases swedish language stuff.

Has had a huge impact on the scene, mostly by getting the non-heads to notice that there actually is one.

Annotation last modified on 2004-11-19 17:42 UTC.

Legal name: Petter Alexis Askergren


Petter Alexis Askergren, (born 25 May 1974), who simply uses his given name Petter as a stage name, is a rap artist from Stockholm, Sweden, rapping in Swedish. He debuted in 1998 with the album Mitt sjätte sinne (My Sixth Sense), which became a success and started the Swedish hip hop boom in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He owns a record company called Bananrepubliken (English: The Banana Republic). He also studied art history at Uppsala University for some time. He has also worked with the famous Norwegian rap producer Tommy Tee several times in his career. Petter also frequently works with Swedish disk jockey Patrik Elofsson who goes by the stage name DJ Sleepy.

Petters lyrics often paints pictures of his hometown Stockholm where he grew up, and he frequently raps about his love to Stockholm. He has become a symbol for Stockholm city and during 2012 he collaborated with the Swedish artist Artan Mansouri in a charity project in the name of the city. The profit was donated to Stockholm stadsmission, which helps homeless people in Stockholm.

In 2014 he hosted Musikhjälpen in Uppsala.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Mitt sjätte sinne Petter 1
1999 Bananrepubliken Petter 1
2001 Petter Petter 1
2004 Ronin Petter 1
2006 P Petter 1
2007 God Damn It Petter 5 1
2010 Samlar ut den Petter 1
2010 En räddare i nöden Petter 2
2013 Början på allt Petter 1
2015 Mitt folk Petter 1
Skruvat och Choppat av Afasi Petter 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2008 X - Greatest Hits Petter 1

Album + Compilation + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Mitt sjunde sinne Petter & DJ Large 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Saker & ting Petter 1
2001 Tar det tillbaka Petter 1
2002 En sonett till dig Petter feat. Luckz & Governor Andy 1
2007 God Damn It Petter 1

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