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Thomas Rusiak (Swedish pronunciation:  [¹ruːʂak] ;[ citation needed ] born Erik Thomas Sihlberg 8 November 1976) is a Swedish rapper, hip hop producer, musician and singer. [1] Rusiak's father was the rather prominent Polish jazz saxophonist, Alfred Banasiak. Rusiak was initially a member of the Stockholm-based hiphop group Sherlock and later closely associated with the popular Swedish rapper Petter, with whom Rusiak worked as a producer and occasional supporting rapper. Rusiak launched his solo career in 2000 with several prominent Swedish artists contributing to his debut album Magic Villa , including Titiyo, Teddybears STHLM and award winning producer Christian Falk.

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With Sherlock


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  1. Hallhagen, Erika (30 September 2000). "Nu ska Rusiak erövra världen". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 23 May 2010.
  2. Retrieved 27 July 2009.