Yiannis Aggelakas was born in Thessaloniki, on October 30, 1959. With his first band Trypes he released 7 records. His first appearance with another band was in the 1990 recording of “Ade...ke kali tihi magkes”, an album in memory of Pavlos Sidiropoulos, featuring various artists.
In 1993, in collaboration with Yorgos Karras (member of the band Trypes) and Yorgos Christianakis, he released the album “Iperoho tipota” (Wonderful nothing). This record also features 4 songs written by Trypes for the soundtrack of the movie “I epohi ton dolofonon” (Time of the Killers).
In 1999, he made his first appearance as an actor with a part in the movie “Homa kai Nero” (Earth and Water) and he got also involved in the making of its soundtrack, together with Yorgos Christianakis and Asklipios Zambetas (member of Trypes).
After the break-up of Trypes, he made live appearances with Thanasis Papakonstantinou and worked with him for the album “Vrahnos Profitis”, released in 2000.