Peppina: Making Make-Believe Believable

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In this episode, we meet Peppina, a Finnish singer/songwriter turned pop star who was afraid to share her music with her own community, so instead she went online and played her songs for the rest of the world.

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At 15, the young artist would sit in her bedroom where she would write and post songs on HitRecord, an online production company founded by the actor and director Joseph Gordon-Levitt.  There she would attract the attention of artists around the globe, quickly becoming the most downloaded musician working on the site.

The producer, Brad Newman hosts this episode that follows a girl from a small island in Helsinki to the biggest stages in America.  As one of her songs suggests, Peppina "makes make-believe believable."

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