Dennis Princewell Stehr (born 15 May 1984), better known by his stage name Mr Probz, is a Dutch rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. In 2013, he released the song "Waves", which was remixed in 2014 by Robin Schulz, becoming an international hit. He has released one album and featured in the film Bolletjes Blues.
Mr Probz was born to parents of Danish and Curaçaoan descent. His musical career started through graffiti, expanding to rap.
2010–13: The Treatment
In 2010 Mr Probz was nominated for a BNN/State Award in the category "Best Artist". In 2011, Mr Probz had a Dutch single, "Meisje luister", in collaboration with Kleine Viezerik. It reached #1 on the FunX Hip Hop Chart. On 16 September 2013, Mr Probz released his debut album The Treatment for free through SoundCloud. He also released the album on iTunes. The album peaked to number 12 on the Dutch Albums Chart. The album includes the singles "I'm Right Here", "Turning Tables" and "Gold Days".
2013–present: "Waves" and success
In November 2013, he released the single "Waves", becoming a top 10 hit in the Netherlands. The song also charted in Australia, Belgium and New Zealand. The song was remixed by German DJ and producer Robin Schulz and was released on 4 February 2014 in North America and 7 February 2014 in Europe. The remix propelled the song to greater success, topping the charts in Austria, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and peaking within the top 10 of the charts in Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, and the United States. He featured on 50 Cent's single "Twisted", which was released in May 2014.
His follow-up to "Waves", "Nothing Really Matters", was released in September 2014 to critical acclaim. He featured on Professor Green's single "Little Secrets", which was released in December 2014. In 2014, Mr Probz collaborated with Dutch DJ Hardwell on a song titled "Birds Fly", which was included on Hardwell's debut album United We Are, released in January 2015.
In August 2017, Mr Probz released the single "Gone" featuring Anderson .Paak
On March 9, 2018, Mr Probz released the single and music video called "Space for Two".
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|Title||EP details||Track listing|
|Against the Stream||
As lead artist
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
|2013||"I'm Right Here"||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||The Treatment|
(original or Robin Schulz remix)
||Against the Stream and Prayer|
|"Nothing Really Matters"||1||—||—||3||37||—||82||45||28||—||—||15||—||72||—||Non-album singles|
|2016||"Fine Ass Mess"||54||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017||"Till You’re Loved"||88||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"Tears Gone Bad"||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||Against the Stream|
(featuring Anderson Paak)
|2018||"Space for Two"||43||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||35
|"Praying to a God"||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
As featured artist
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2006||"Welkom in ons leven"
(Bolletjes Blues Cast featuring Negativ, Raymzter, Derenzo, Mr Probz and Kimo)
|2009||"Gora Gora Rang (Fair-Skinned)"
(Imran Khan featuring Mr Probz)
(Kleine Viezerik featuring Mr Probz)
|2013||"Sukkel voor de liefde"
(The Opposites featuring Mr Probz)
(50 Cent featuring Mr Probz)
(Professor Green featuring Mr Probz)
|—||—||—||—||—||—||83||Growing Up in Public|
(Armin van Buuren featuring Mr Probz)
(Galantis and Dolly Parton featuring Mr Probz)
|"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory|
|"Long Way To Go"||2007||Joe Budden||Mood Muzik 3: The Album|
|"Wake Up"||2010||Thug Lordz, The Jacka||Thug Money|
|"No Surrender"||2013||Lloyd Banks||A.O.N. (All Or Nothing) Series Vol. 1: F.N.O. (Failure's No Option)|
|"Birds Fly"||2014||Hardwell||United We Are|