Lauri Haav is one of the most interesting an original new names in Finnish rap music. Hailing from Jyväskylä, Haav released his debut in 2020, thrilling both the audience and the critics and gaining as many as three Emma Award nominations. The young artist’s tunes of experimental rap convey his thoughts about love, creativity and everyday life. “Some of the songs deal with personal issues with such a heartfelt touch that it feels as if you had made friends with Haav after hearing his album,” wrote Hilla Körkkö in Helsingin Sanomat. Haav’s second album is due for release in mid-May.