Russian rapper who has won fans with solo singles like "City" and "Genuine Pleasure" as well as his work with the band Kasta. In 2008 he began releasing music as his gangsta rap parody alter ego Noggano.
He attended a Russian music college but dropped out. As a teenager, he performed as a member of the group Psycholyric.
His song with the group Centr, "City of Roads," was named as one of Russia's top 6 rap songs of all time by To Discover Russia.
His real name is Vasiliy Mikhaylovich Vakulenko. He married Elena Vakulenko, with whom he has children.