Meri-Tuuli Elorinne better known by her stage name Jippu (born September 10, 1985 in Helsinki) is a Finnish pop singer. Her father Jorma Elorinne was an opera singer. She started singing very early and at age 11 was part of The Kids. She released her single "Kii" in 2005 that was used as a theme song for FC Venus, a Finnish romantic comedy film directed by Joona Tena. Based on this, she released her debut album Salaisuuksia, joita yksinäiset huutaa unissaan in September 2006. She won "Best debut album" for her release during Emma-gaala Finnish music awards in 2007. Her follow up album Kuka teki minusta tän naisen went gold, reaching the top of the Finnish Albums Chart. In 2008, she took part in the selection process to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with the song "Kanna minut", but was unsuccessful in her bid as the choice went for Teräsbetoni and their song "Missä miehet ratsastaa"In late 2009 her collaboration with Samuli Edelmann resulted in a very successful joint album entitled Pimeä onni that reached #2 in the Finnish Albums Chart. Her duo single "Jos sä tahdot niin" with Edelmann topped the Finnish singles chart followed by another single with Edelmann, the title track "Pimeä onni" hit the top 20. She returned in 2012 with her solo album released in April 2012 entitled Väärinpäin lentävät linnut.