Stinje

STINJE
Identifiable by his familiar tag “THAT BOY STINGY!”

STINJE is a rap producer from San Francisco, California now residing in Hollywood… As a child he immigrated from Russia to escape to effects of the Chernobyl disaster…Some say this is part of what makes his beats so dope…As his father was a pop singer back in Russia STINJE received a musical training at home that served him well when he found his passion for rap music…STINJE beats stand out for their precision, craft and attention to sound quality…

STINJE began honing his craft in a home studio built in his parent’s basement in the Twin Peaks neighborhood of San Francisco…He earned his name by relentlessly charging for his production services which indeed noticeably surpassed most hobbyists…By 2003, he was getting placements on various Bay Area rap projects…

STINJE adheres to no particular sound and is as comfortable on the keys as he is on the MPC…STINJE beats drift between samples and keyboards oftentimes blending the two seamlessly…

Career highlights include his role as production manager and lead producer on the BERNER and THE JACKA album THE DROUGHT SEASON… The album spent 4 weeks on the Billboard charts, reaching a peak position of 25 on top albums…

Over the ensuing years STINJE worked with some of the Bay Area’s finest rappers, such as Berner, Yukmouth of The Luniz, B-Legit, Keak Da Sneak, San Quinn, Messy Marv, The Jacka, Hussalah, and Rydah of The Mob Figaz, Dru Down, Cellski and many more…

As his career developed STINJE’s music began receiving placements on television shows like The Real World (Las Vegas), Made, Substitute, Guy Code, Real Housewives and several seasons of Bad Girls Club… Notably some of BGC’s greatest catfight scenes were set to STINJE’s aggressive soundtrack…