Stefan “Ear2ThaBeat” Hinterlang, is a music producer, songwriter and certified audio engineer from Cologne/ Germany.
Falling in love with Hip Hop back in 1999, he started his first attempts as rapper and songwriter. In the year 2000 he met Allrounda, soon recognizing their similar Perspectives and Dreams when it comes to music and friendship. Together they founded the rapper duo “Primetime”, and had several appearances at local Hip Hop Events.
After passing grammar school, Stefan moved to Cologne in 2005, to get his music to the next, more professional level. In 2006 he began studying Audio Engineering, Musical Theory and Music Management at the renowned Music Academy “Deutsche Pop Köln”. After having successfully completed his studies, he mainly started to focus on the compositional production aspect.
In 2009 Ear2ThaBeat was officially founded, and quickly recieved worldwide recognition. Eversince then numerous great goals have been achieved. The Official Production credits include names such as: The Game, Big Sean, G- Eazy, Epic Rap Battles Of History, Jadakiss, Bushido, Sido, Styles P, Mo Trip and Kollegah – just to name a few. His productions have been aired on MTV, B.E.T., VH1 and on probably every major radio station in the US and Germany.
“When it comes to music, its my mission to provide everyone with nothing but the best quality. No matter if you are just starting off your musical career or if you are a “seasoned veteran”, whether you are looking for that futuristic Trap Beat, industry ready commercial productions or originally composed Boom Bap Hip Hop – I got you covered. In times where too much information sometimes makes it impossible to decide right from wrong, music just lets you decide by your actual feelings- no third opinion needed. This is why I love music.”