Karina Flonnoy

Rapper, Singer, Engineer

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Hooks & Lines for Sync! I create catchy hooks, creative lines, and captivating melodies for mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop songs. I will help you from start to finish from inception to completion.

I stepped foot in a studio for the first time at 16 to record my own music. 8 years and hundreds of songs later I want to share my experience, energy and ear with others. I've released 2 Mixtapes, 2 EPs and several singles since I started recording (Artist Name: Outrageous Karina). I've been featured on various FM radio stations, WorldStar Hip-Hop, ESPN and much more.

In 2016 I graduated Diablo Valley College with an Associates of Arts Degree in Music Industry Studies. I'm Avid Certified in Pro Tools. Since then, I have been a freelance Audio Engineer based in the Bay Area, CA. I have worked with over 100 artists in these 3+ years (mainly R&B Singers and Rap Artists). I've engineered for Mistah Fab, Iamsu, Rexx Life Raj, Myles Parrish and many more. I wrote a song on Goapele's most recent album.

WRITING: I write songs with artists present or write them entirely and send demo/reference tracks. I work with those who need help creating lyrics that resonate with people. If we are working in the studio together I'll help with your cadence/delivery.

FEATURES: I can provide a hook with my vocals for or a rap verse.

RECORDING/MIXING: Studio time is available if you can come to the Bay Area, CA. Studio time includes me as your engineer with vocal production and rough mixes of everything we record. Mixing/Mastering services available. #MixedByKarina on IG

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

40 Reviews - 8 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Lyle K.
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    Karina was a pleasure to work with. Responded perfectly to the references provided. Really appreciated her transparency throughout the process. Look forward to working with her again. Thanks Karina.

  2. Review by Marty L.
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    Karina was the perfect pick for my project. I was actually going to go with someone else, but they were a little slow in responding. Karina responded to my job quickly, and I'm so glad I chose her for my song. Super fast turnaround, takes instructions well, very professional and reasonably priced to boot! I would not hesitate to use her again. Karina rocks!

  3. Review by Tyrique B.
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    Yo hands down the BEST I've worked with! Quickest turnaround, always professional and very thorough! Karina has an ear for music and can take your track to the next level! Definitely coming back to let her finish my entire project!

  4. Review by Kelly S.
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    3rd time and once again just great to work with!
    she always gets the song on point, all I can say is 5 stars

  5. Review by Kelly S.
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    Second time working with Karina and def not the last time, always understands the vision and gets it done.

  6. Review by Fatt T.
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    Knocked it out the park again, quick to respond and had it delivered 2 days before schedule. Amazing as always, highly recommend

  7. Review by Hooks by: DJ
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    Mixed and Mastered my project with perfection. I recommend you hire Karina for any assignment!

  8. Review by Hooks
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    A job well done! I will be using Karina again!

  9. Review by Zai W.
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    Listened and worked with me during a chaotic week. She got the job done and performed what I asked from her in the revisions. 💯

  10. Review by Fatt T.
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    Brought my song to life, will definitely use again

  11. Review by Paul F.
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    I hired Karina for the second time to write a hook on an off beat loud style standout beat. I left the track muddy and envisaged a singing Lil Durk style hook to sauce it up. I knew Karina would deliver something special, she kept it simple but perfect. Thanks Karina, I will recommend you to anyone.

  12. Review by Alex R.
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    Karina Is One Of The Most Talented Individuals In The Game Right Now!!! If Your Goals Are To Get A Grammy Nominated Hit, Make Sure You Contact Karina!!!

  13. Review by Mayshard
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    Karina is creative and very talented. She’s my new go to person for songwriting !

  14. Review by Infinite S.
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    Karina was very helpful I had a blast working with her she turned a questionable song into something that I could be proud of!

  15. Review by Joyrizer
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    Karina has a talent for taking something and really bringing it to life. She has the passion and the drive to take her as far as she can possibly go. Not only do I believe in her, but I trust her too. There's a lot of egos out there, but Karina has a knack for putting that aside and getting work done, with no strings attached. As time goes on, I'm sure it will be harder and harder to book sessions, because she is on the way to becoming a world renowned engineer. GRAMMYS IN YOUR FUTURE!

  16. Review by Jordan W.
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    Great mixing/mastering1

  17. Review by Adam
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    Amazing!!!

  18. Review by Paul F.
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    Paul F.
    I'm addicted to Karina's voice. Beautiful.

    She got the job done and way exceeded my expectations. I would whole heartedly recommend her service to anyone

  19. Review by Trey P.
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    Definitely dealt with my perfectionism well, and completed everything on time with good communication.

  20. Review by Sterlen
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    Dope rapper - dope flavor!! Dope writer!! Definitely recommend!

  21. Review by Sterlen
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    Great Voice Great Swag on the track!!!

  22. Review by Chloé R.
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    Karina was fast and amazing at the same time! It’s like she had this song ready and waiting just for me!! I recommend her and will be working with her in the future

  23. Review by Deonte J.
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    She is very talented. She did everything I mentioned and more. I would refer anyone to her for great work.

  24. Review by Tyler
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    If I could rate her 100 stars, I would. 2nd project with her was even better than the 1st.

    I'm serious when I say look no further for a top tier artist/musician.

    Will look forward to #3 and working again

  25. Review by Michael K.
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    Fast, clever and professional! Recommended:)

  26. Review by Alijjah G.
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    Katrina was great and easy to work with, and had the job done in no time. Definitely recommend her.

  27. Review by Daniel
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    First.. I have to say Karina is SUPER amazing. She knows how to understand your instrumental and write a melody that you been looking for. She communicates and help you get exactly what you looking for! Im leaving these two words here: Trendy and Lit!

  28. Review by Ocean
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    She's beyond the best, she'll always keep you coming back like good food with some thanksgiving Egg Nog with a sprinkle of nutmeg on the top. You gotta love it.

  29. Review by Tyler
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    Karina is very gifted and takes her time creatively crafting a custom vibe for your project. The quality of her work is unique as well as top shelf.

    Absolutely Recommend. If you are looking for an addition to your project, you can stop your search here.

    Look forward to working again.

  30. Review by Ocean
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    She's a Go GIver: The Law of Value: Your true worth is determined by how much more you give in value than you take in payment.

  31. Review by Braiden C.
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    Karina is an amazing and talented artist! She helped me craft an incredible record with her performance and lyrics. I highly recommend her for any project you need work on. She is very professional and punctual. I look forward to working with her again!

  32. Review by Tyrique B.
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    Yo hands down the BEST I've worked with! Quickest turnaround, always professional and very thorough! Karina has an ear for music and can take your track to the next level! Definitely coming back to let her finish my entire project!

  33. Review by Tyrique B.
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    Yo hands down the BEST I've worked with! Quickest turnaround, always professional and very thorough! Karina has an ear for music and can take your track to the next level! Definitely coming back to let her finish my entire project 4sho!!!

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    Yo hands down the BEST I've worked with! Quickest turnaround, always professional and very thorough! Karina has an ear for music and can take your track to the next level! Definitely coming back to let her finish my entire project 4sho!!!

  35. Review by Ms. Kash
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    I absolutely looooove Karina!! She really has an exceptional ear for music. I always feel such a relief when I work with her. My project is definitely in good hands like All State! Very professional & HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  36. Review by BarzMakesBangers
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    With almost 10yrs in the industry, Karina is by far one of the most talented and versatile artist/engineers i've worked with. When it comes to songwriting, her ability to tap into the essence of the music with her words is unmatched. As an engineer, i've witnessed her bring many artists visions to life, as well as enhancing them with her own artistic slant. She is very personable and a pleasure to work with. Love working with her every time!

  37. Review by DJ Tasi
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    I’ve worked with Karina for 5 years now. The experience we’ve shared together has been amazing! I have trusted her with many of my clients locally and nationally. Karina has amazing energy and her ability to relate with artist in different genres is one of a kind. If you’re looking for a songwriter that is versatile, current yet timeless Karina is the one for you.

  38. Review by Cam Williams
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    Karina is dedicated to her passion. I had the chance to interview her and she is passionate about what she does. She is always working and helping those around her. Every time I see her she is working with another client producing high quality work. She is an artist, engineer, writer and producer that you would want to work with or have on your team. She is very valuable and takes her work very seriously.

  39. Review by YouKnowLOTI
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    I’ve worked with her for years now and I can’t wait to do more work with her. Outrageous Karina makes boss lady moves & im proud to see her take action. Genius in my book, much love & respect from LOTI.
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  40. Review by Jamie Redmond
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    Karina is very professional! & excellent at what she does, she provides help while working with you in the lab to make sure whatever you record sounds dope. She is a beast with the hooks & her rap skills are superb... A++++

Interview with Karina Flonnoy

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Recording, vocal production for rappers and Trap Soul R&B singers, mixing, and songwriting.

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: I'm very inspired by production professionals Kuk Harrell (recording engineer/vocal producer for Rihanna, Jessie J, etc), Dave Pensado (engineering legend), Marcella Araica (mixing engineer) and OVO 40. Rihanna, Travis Scott, Kanye West, Missy Elliot, Rae Sremmend and Drake.

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I work out of two locations, Tooned Studios in Oakland, CA and my home setup. Tooned Studios is a full studio where I record my clients. We have a Nuemnann TLM 103 Mic, Avalon Vt737SP Channel Strip (Preamp/Comp), all the Waves plugins, and Antares plugins. If they want to be present during the mix I have my mixing sessions at Tooned. I usually mix at home on my laptop and use my Yamaha HS8 monitors and Audio Technica M50x's for reference.

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: Recording: I work as quick as my client is willing to go. I believe in a quick but efficient recording process. I am quick with shortcuts and will give feedback when necessary so we can get the best recording possible. Mixing: After considering any notes or reference mixes you've provided, I will playback the track a few times and find a vision for your track. Then I get to leveling and processing.

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: I take the vision you have for your track and not only bring your idea to life but will enhance it. I'm a big vocal comp advocate so during recording if I feel you could perform a stronger take I will suggest that you do so. If I'm rapping or singing I will bring the emotion and the character appropriate for the track we're working on.

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Terms Of Service

One week turnaround. 3 Sets of Revisions. Mixing price may go up depending on number of stems.

GenresSounds Like
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  • Tory Lanez
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Gear Highlights
  • Nuemann Tlm 103
  • Baby Bottle
  • The Avalon VT-737SP
  • Yamaha HS8
  • KRK Rockit 10
  • Digi Design Control 24
  • Univeral Audio Twinfinity 710
  • Pro Tools 11
  • Lauten Audio CLarion
  • Apollo Twin Dual
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