Joni Ikonen better known as OG Ikonen (Original Gangsta Ikonen) is a Finnish rapper. He was born in Kuopio but lives currently in Jyväskylä. Ikonen is signed to 3rd Rail Music. His first studio album Mieron tiellä was released in 2009. OG Mixtape, his second solo release, was released in 2012. OG Ikonen belongs to a rap duo called Vitun kova ääni with rapper Liigalaiska. The duo has released an EP (Vitun kova ääni, 2010) and two studio albums (Aikatauluis, 2011 and Se kuulee jotai äänii ku se kattelee tonne..., 2012)
Joni Ikonen spent his childhood in Rypysuo district, Kuopio. His friends have told that he was often in trouble with police and school personnel. In his song "Takasin Rypysuolle" he reminisces his childhood in Rypysuo.