Griffin Oskar Biography, Career And Streaming Links
Griffin Oskar is a Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and producer. A native of Portland, Oregon, Oskar self-released a track called “Hostage” under the name Småland, which is a small village in Sweden.
The name was nod to his father’s Swedish heritage, though it would eventually bring Oskar into contact with Swedish electronic producer Danrell who approached him about remixing “Hostage.”
The collaboration became a major success, netting over six million play on SoundCloud and topping the viral charts in Sweden and the U.S. in 2016. The song’s success earned him a deal with Republic Records, which released his debut EP in February 2017.
Personal Life Of Griffin Oskar
Griffin Oskar was born Griffin Oskar Fornell in Portland, Oregon. Currently he lives in Los Angeles.
Career Of Griffin Oskar
Griffin Oskar signed a recording contract with Republic Records in 2016 and released his debut EP Hostage in February 2017.
Also in 2017, he co-wrote and produced Big Boi’s highest-charting solo single “All Night,” which peaked at #30 on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart, and at #10 on the Billboard Rhythmic chart. In 2017, the song was also featured in the TV commercial “Animoji Yourself”  for the iPhone X and the Apple Watch Series 2.
Griffin Oskar is signed to Los Angeles-based music publisher Prescription Songs.