Rodion Lapin, also known by his stage name The Villars, is a Russian electronic musician and sound producer. In 2018 he released his debut album "Shade" recorded with Elton John colleague - Rod Thomas (Bright Light Bright Light), Damon C. Scott, Kimani etc. In 2019 American model Kylie Jenner post video with track "Everybody Knows" on Instagram. Since then, he released "Полиция" EP with Groza and "Shade the Remixes". Now he is in the process of recording his second studio album "Благодетель".