Stan Dinga Pinto (born 6 April 1994), better known by the artistic name Niska, is a French rapper from Évry, Essonne. His parents are from the Republic of the Congo. He is signed to Universal Music France and Barclay Records. He was initially in the rap group Negro Deep before going solo. Niska is a derivative of his nickname Stany in reverse (Nista), with the "t" changed into a "k". Niska has released two albums, Charo Life (2015) and Zifukoro (2016), with both reaching number 3 on SNEP, the official French Albums chart.