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Van de Wall was born and raised in Spijkenisse, Netherlands and is partly of Surinamese decent. He developed an interest in music at an early age and learned to play the piano at the age of five. From a single-parent household, his mother Debbie owned a local gym. After leaving school, Van de Wall studied graphic design for a year before embarking on a career as DJ/producer.

At the age of 14, Van de Wall started DJ'ing at local pubs and clubs and earning additional income with designing websites for fellow musicians. In 2007 he released In Your Face, the first recording under the Afrojack name. He received international success with the song 'Take Over Control' featuring Eva Simons, which charted in 10 different countries.

His 2010 entry into the poll at number 19 was the highest new entry of that year's list.[9] Afrojack was listed as number 7 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ's of 2011. He ranked at number 9 on DJ Mag's Top 100 DJ's of 2012. In 2013, he ranked at number 9 again.

In July 2010, Afrojack created an Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1. He released the Lost & Found EP in December 22, 2010. In 2011, he was featured on Pitbull's number 1 hit single "Give Me Everything" along with Ne-Yo and Nayer. He also contributed to the single "Run the World (Girls)" by Beyoncé. In January 2012 Afrojack received an European Border Breakers Award. Afrojack's newest single The Spark featuring Spree Wilson has so far hit number 3 in Australia and New Zealand, and top 10 in over 7 more countries. In 2013, Afrojack was the 7th highest-earning DJ in the world, according to Forbes magazine.

Afrojack runs his own label, Wall Recordings, which represents Dutch DJs including R3hab, Sidney Samson and Mayaadh.

In 2011, Afrojack co-produced music with many artists including David Guetta, Mike Brown and Madonna. In 2012, he was a headlining at a number of electronic dance music festivals, including Tomorrowland (Belgium), Ultra Music Festival (Miami, Florida), Coachella (Los Angeles), Electric Daisy Carnival (New York City, Las Vegas).

His debut album, Forget the World, was released May 19, 2014 to mixed reviews.
 

 

Club977

Can't Stop Me
Take Over Control

EDM977

Annie's Theme
Can't Stop Me (And Shermanology)
Can't Stop Me (feat. Shermanology)
Fatility (Original Mix)
Grindin (Pres. Shermanology) (Original Mix)
Prutataaa (feat. R3hab) (Darth & Vader Remix)
Rock The House

Rock

Air Guitar
Do Or Die (Thirty Seconds To Mars)
Jack That Body
Ten Feet Tall
Ten Feet Tall (feat. Wrabel)

Today's Hits

As Your Friend (feat. Chris Brown)
Take Over Control (feat. Eva Simons)

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