Number of songs: 7 | Total weeks on charts: 125 Appearing in a total number of: 31 charts | Total period running: 139 days
Michael Schindler better known by his stage name Shindy (born 7 September, 1988) is a German rapper. He is known for his collaboration with Kay One on the album Prince of Belvedair and Bushido. Currently is Shindy signed to record label ersguterjunge.
Schindler was born to a German father and a Greek mother. He spent his childhood in the restaurant run by his Greek grandparents. He began rapping at age 14 and by 16 was noticed by Greek-German rapper Jaysus who invited him to contribute some tracks with him.
In 2012, Shindy was signed to Kay One's label. He gained popular fame through Kay One album Prince of Belvedair where Shindy was featured on some tracks. Shindy's big popularity came when featured on Kay One's chant in support of the German national football team titled "Finale wir kommen". After one more single together, he parted ways in unfriendly terms with Kay One allying himself with Bushido and Bushido's rap label ersguterjunge, at the same time issuing a diss track against Kay One.
On 21 June 2013, he released the single "Immer immer mehr" with Bushido & Sido followed on 12 July 2013 with the debut album NWA denoting 'Nie wieder arbeiten' (meaning never work again). The album topped the German and Austrian charts and reaching Top 3 in Switzerland.