Signmark

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Birthday
26, 1978
Birthplace
Finland
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
26, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Finland

About

Known for his eponymous 2006 debut album and for his later album, Breaking the Rules, this Finnish-born rapper had a successful music career despite being deaf. He was the first hearing impaired person in history to sign with the Warner Music label (or with any major recording label).

Before Fame

He began his music career in 2004 and released his first album, Signmark, two years later.

Trivia

He participated in the Swedish qualifying competition for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest, earning just over forty-six percent of the vote for his song "Speakerbox."

Family Life

Born Marko Vuoriheimo in Helsinki, Finland, he was deaf from birth and grew up communicating his music and poetry via sign language.

Associated With

He and his musical contemporary, Ville Valo, were both born in Finland.