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AFROJACK

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Afrojack in 2013 (bron: Ace Agency)

Period

09-09-1987 - current

Genre

dance, draaitafels, electro, producer, remixer, Zilveren Harp

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Afrojack

Afrojack is a house DJ and producer from the Dutch province Zuid-Holland. His first hit single Drop Down (Do My Dance) (2008) is collaboration with producers The Partysquad. The single Take Over Control with singer Eva Simons reaches the British Top 40 in December 2010. Together with French DJ/producer David ...
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draaitafels, producer, remixer

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2009   The Partysquad
2010   Eva Simons
2010   Giorgio Tuinfort
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Concerts & Festivals

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7/21/17, Tomorrowland, Boom
7/28/17, Tomorrowland, Boom
9/9/17, Ahoy, Rotterdam

Biography Afrojack

Afrojack is a house DJ and producer from the Dutch province Zuid-Holland. His first hit single Drop Down (Do My Dance) (2008) is collaboration with producers The Partysquad. The single Take Over Control with singer Eva Simons reaches the British Top 40 in December 2010. Together with French DJ/producer David Guetta he makes a remix of Madonna's single Revolver. With their reworking the duo wins a Grammy in February 2011.

1992 - 2005

Nick van de Wall (Spijkenisse, September 9 1987) starts playing piano at the age of five. He makes his first steps as a dance producer after buying the software program FruityLoops of the Belgium company Image-Line Software. While at school he does part time during the nights in clubs in Rotterdam to finance his music career. He is sixteen years old when he experiences his first dance night in club Las Palmas in Rotterdam. The artist name Afrojack is a reference to his hairdo.

2006 - 2007

In 2006 Afrojack lives in Greece for five months and spins his records in every club who likes to have him as a DJ. Back in The Netherlands he produces his first single In Your Face, released by Digidance. The single reaches the 60th place in the Dutch Top 100 and the third place in the Dutch Dance Top 30. To release digital downloads of his own tracks Afrojack starts his own label Wall Recordings, starting at the end of 2007 with the Don't Be EP.

2008 - 2009

His tracks Math and Do My Dance are hits on the dance floor. The vocal version of Do My Dance, Drop Down (Do My Dance), together with producers The Partysquad, becomes a national bestseller. Afrojack is DJing at the major Dutch dance festivals like Mystery Land, Green Beats, Extrema Outdoor, Sensation and the Belgian Tomorrowland. Afrojack starts working with DJ/producer David Guetta (Paris, 1967). The produce the Toyfriend and Afrojack makes a remix of Guetta's track Sexy Bitch. The Dutch DJ performs during David Guetta's club nights F*** Me I'm Famous at Ibiza and contributes the track Thief on the 2009 edition of the F*** Me I'm Famous compilation cd.

The Partysquad

2010 - 2011

Annie Mac and Pete Tong of BBC Radio 1 are two of the DJ's playing Afrojack's single Take Over Control ft. Eva Simons. The video of Take Over Control gets more than ten million views on YouTube. Worlds stars are beginning to take notice. Lady Gaga's EP Alejandro (The Remixes) (2010) opens with a Afrojack remix. Together with David Guetta he makes a remix of Madonna's single Revolver. In 2010 Afrojack makes his debut in the annual DJ Mag Top 100 reaching position 19. With their remix of Revolver Afrojack and David Guetta win a Grammy in February 2011. Together with American singer-songwriter Ne-Yo and rapper Pitbull Afrojack collaborates on Pitbull's track Give Me Everything. In June the single reaches the first place of the Billboard Hot 100. Afrojack's own single Take Over Control enters the same chart at 89. Around this time his production work for singers Beyoncé (Run The World (Girls)) and Chris Brown (Look At Me Now) can also be found in the Billboard Hot 100. Afrojack shares writing credits on the track Lunar on David Guetta's album Nothing But The Beat.

Discography Afrojack

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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Video Afrojack

Afrojack - As Your Friend...
Afrojack - As Your Friend ft. Chris Brown
AFROJACK LIVE@CREAMFIELDS...
AFROJACK LIVE@CREAMFIELDS 2010
MIAMI WMC 2011
MIAMI WMC 2011
AFROJACK live @SENSATION ...
AFROJACK live @SENSATION Innerspace 2011 preview
Afrojack ft. Eva Simons -...
Afrojack ft. Eva Simons - Take Over Control (Official Music Video) [HD]
Pitbull - Give Me Everyth...
Pitbull - Give Me Everything ft. Ne-Yo, Afrojack, Nayer
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Afrojack ft. Eva Simons - Take Over Control (Official Music Video) [HD]

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