Sunny Levine is a California-based record producer, songwriter, film composer and artist, mostly known for his work as a producer for artists INCLUDING Shabazz Palaces, PETE YORN, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, ARIEL PINK'S HAUNTED GRAFITTI, HAPPY MONDAYS, ALEKESAM, SHAUN RYDER, AND HUGH MASEKELA.
Sunny grew up surrounded by music. His father is renowned record producer STEWART LEVINE (Simply Red, Minnie Riperton, Dr. John, B.B. King, the Crusaders), his uncle is rap producer QD3 (Ice Cube, 2 Pac, L.L. Cool J) and his grandfather is QUINCY JONES.
He made his mark on the Los Angeles music scene as a founding member of the satirical hip hop group THE TRILAMBS and as lead singer of the band MAATA HAARI. In 2009 LA tastemaker and DJ Bruno Guez, through his QUANGO label, released Sunny's solo album entitled LOVE RHINO to much critical acclaim. This was followed by 2013’s HUSH NOW, released on his own label in collaboration with denim brand Citizens of Humanity.
As a producer and writer, Sunny stays true to innovation and quirk as he keeps his eyes and ears tuned to a timeless audience. He makes music that will survive the test of 15 minute fads and relentless trendings, marrying the deepest weirdos to pop potential without compromise.
He composed the score and supplied original songs for the motion picture CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER starring Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Elijah Wood, and Emma Roberts. He is one half of the duo Alekesam (Sal Masekela + Sunny LEvine).
Sunny's project / moniker is Boss selection. a collection of original material that features guest artists on each song.