Record producer, Musical Artist
Who is The Gambit?
The Gambit is a bilingual rap music artist and producer from Finland that performs songs in English and in Finnish. The Gambit debuted in 2005 with his independently released single, Move Gambit / Cos My Clique Is, which reached #9 in the Finland singles chart.
The Gambit runs a label/production company QGL - Queen Gambit Laboratoires. The Gambit's debut album, "Rosary", released in 2007 led him to open shows for international acts such as Delinquent Habits, Rick Ross and Three 6 Mafia. His beats and remixes have featured artists such as Deams, De La Soul, Ice-T, Psycho Les of The Beatnuts and opera singer Marika Krook.
In 2008 The Gambit inked a brand partnership deal with Pepsi. During this same year his music video, "Snake Styles", was awarded in the Oulu Music Video Festival and he was also credited as the best local rap artist by City-magazine.
The Gambit released his first Finnish album "Kaupunkishamaani" on January 11, 2012, which debuted #50 on the mainstream album chart of Finland on its first week, being the second best-selling rap album of the week.