Ison and Fille more commonly Ison & Fille is a Swedish hip hop duo consisting of Ison Glasgow ("Ison") and Felipe Leiva Wenger ("Fille").
The two met in 1994 in JKS basketball club in Bredäng, Sweden. Their initial songs were included in a 2000 compilation album Den svenska underjorden (meaning the Swedish underground), after Fille's younger brother Sabo, a hip hop artist in his own right met The Latin Kings (TLK), a successful Swedish hip hop groups with roots in Venezuela and Chile. Media attention on the duo came with ZTV, a Swedish television channel putting out Ison & Fille 2006 release "När vi glider" featuring Sabo & Ju-mazz.
The duo have cooperated with various artists like Swedish rapper Petter, Dekan Ahmed and the rap crew Highwon (that includes Fille's brother Sabo).
Ison Glasgow ("Ison"), born October 8, 1980, is a USA-born rapper, but grew up in Bredäng. He immigrated to Sweden in 1986. His father died when he was just 13.,
Felipe Leiva Wenger ("Fille), born April 25, 1980, comes from Chile and grew up in Vårberg. He immigrated to Sweden in 1985 with his parents and two other siblings. Soon after the father left to Barbados where he died.,
In popular culture:
The duo also took part in the Swedish TV series Leende guldbruna ögon broadcast on Sveriges Television (SVT) where they played the roles of Carlos and Mike. This was followed by appearances in another television series, Lilla Al-Fadji & Co broadcast on Kanal 5 and in comedy series Sverige dansar och ler.
Ison and Fille has toured Sweden extensively since the early 2000s.
Ison served as one of four judges in the inaugural season of the Swedish The X Factor in 2012 broadcast on TV4. He coached the "Boys" category.
Ison & Fille took part in the Music Aid 2013 event with their songs "Vår sida av stan" and "Galen".
Grillat & Grändy:
Fille and Sabo also run the hip hop musical project Grillat & Grändy with occasional collaborations with Ison as well. In 2015, Grillat & Grändy released the album Kör vi tills att dör vi. The album charted on Sverigetopplistan, the official Swedish albums chart.
In 2012, Ison & Fille won the P3 Gold Award in the category "Best Hip Hop / Soul Act of the Year".
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