Timo Pieni Huijaus

Timo Juhani Snellman (born June 2, 1982), professionally known as Timo Pieni Huijaus (Timo The Little Hoax), is a Finnish rapper and fashion designer.[1]

Timo Pieni Huijaus
Timo Pieni Huijaus in 2013.
Timo Pieni Huijaus in 2013.
Background information
Birth nameTimo Juhani Snellman
Also known asTPH, Ii
Born (1982-06-02) June 2, 1982 (age 39)
OriginPorvoo, Finland
GenresRap, East coast hip hop, Conscious hip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper
InstrumentsVocals, Guitar
LabelsRähinä Records
Associated actsFintelligens, Elastinen, Illi, Pyhimys, JVG

Career beginningsEdit

Timo Pieni Huijaus comes from a family with musical background. He has been inspired by hip hop music since the early 1990s, and in 1996, after getting his first computer, he started to create his own music. At first he was touring with bands like Fintelligens and Kapasiteettiyksikkö, using a pseudonym Ii.[2] In addition to his musical career, he has also worked as a fashion designer and graphic designer.[3]

Rähinä Records released a mixtape E.T.T.E. by Timo Pieni Huijaus and Elastinen in 2006. Timo Pieni Huijaus has also appeared on compilation albums and as a featured guest on albums by such rap acts as Uniikki and Trilogia.[4]

Commercial successEdit

In August 2008, Timo Pieni Huijaus and Pyhimys released an album Arvoitus koko ihminen, which peaked at number 16 on the Official Finnish Album Chart.[5] His first solo album Emävale followed in November 2010. The album peaked at number 11 on the Official Finnish Album Chart and featured guest appearances by fellow rappers such as Elastinen, Illi and Joniveli.[6]

Timo Pieni Huijaus released his second solo album Kaikki loppuu in March 2012. Again Elastinen and Illi appeared as featured guests, along with Andu, Tasis and JVG. The album peaked at number nine on the Official Album Chart[7] and also featured his first song to appear on the Official Finnish Singles Chart, "Pleiboi", which peaked at number 15.[8]

Selected discographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

Year Album Peak positions
FIN
[9]
2008 Arvoitus koko ihminen
(joint with Pyhimys)
16
2011 Emävale 11
2012 Kaikki loppuu 9

MixtapesEdit

Year Title Peak position
FIN
[9]
2006 E.T.T.E.
(joint with Elastinen)
 –

SinglesEdit

Year Title Peak position Album
FIN
[9]
2011 "Pleiboi" 15 Kaikki loppuu
2012 "Paratiisi"  –

As a featured artistEdit

Featured in
Year Title Peak position Album
FIN
[9]
2013 "Loppuviikko"
(Elastinen featuring Uniikki,
Timo Pieni Huijaus, Tasis & Spekti)
12 Joka päivä koko päivä
  • "Yritän" by Trilogia (2004)
  • "This Town (Remix)" by Brandon (2004)
  • "Pohjalt" by Uniikki (2005)
  • "Yksinäisyyden ja yhtenäisyyden vuori" by Asa (2006)
  • "Nippusiteitä ja mustaa teippii" by Elastinen (2007)
  • "Turhia murheita" by Fintelligens (2008)
  • "Riktiga ting" by Redrama (2009)
  • "Jatkan matkaa" by Brädi (2010)
  • "Mitä jos" by Mikael Gabriel (2011)
  • "Kasarin lapsi" by Jare & VilleGalle (2011)
  • "Yöeläin" by Flegmaatikot (2012)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Niskanen, Ninan. "SG: Timo Pieni Huijaus ja tyyli". Kaupunkimedia City-lehti. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Timo Pieni Huijaus Discography". Discogs. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  3. ^ Pajunen, Daniel. "Timo Pieni Huijaus – Emävale". Ilmio Music. Archived from the original on 29 April 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Timo Pieni Huijaus". Rähinä Records Oy. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Pyhimys & Timo Pieni Huijaus: Arvoitus koko ihminen". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Timo Pieni Huijaus: Emävale". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Timo Pieni Huijaus: Kaikki Loppuu". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  8. ^ "Timo Pieni Huijaus: Pleiboi". Musiikkituottajat ry. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  9. ^ a b c d FinnishCharts.com Timo Pieni Huijaus discography