Timo Pieni Huijaus

Timo Pieni Huijaus

Timo Pieni Huijaus in 2013.
Background information
Birth name Timo Juhani Snellman
Also known as TPH, Ii
Born (1982-06-02) June 2, 1982
Origin Porvoo, Finland
Genres Rap, East coast hip hop, Conscious hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Labels Rähinä Records
Associated acts Fintelligens, Elastinen, Illi, Pyhimys, JVG

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

Career beginnings

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 success

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 discography


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


Year Title Peak position
2006 E.T.T.E.
(joint with Elastinen)


Year Title Peak position Album
2011 "Pleiboi" 15 Kaikki loppuu
2012 "Paratiisi"  
Featured in
Year Title Peak position Album
2013 "Loppuviikko"
(Elastinen featuring Uniikki,
Timo Pieni Huijaus, Tasis & Spekti)
12 Joka päivä koko päivä


  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. 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. 1 2 3 4 FinnishCharts.com Timo Pieni Huijaus discography
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