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After 7 emerged in the '90s as a solid contemporary ensemble able to perform creditably in either vintage soul or modern new jack and urban styles. The Indianapolis trio includes brothers Melvin and Kevin Edmonds (the brothers of producer/performer Babyface) and Keith Mitchell (cousin of Babyface's longtime partner L.A. Reid). They signed with Virgin in 1989 and had immediate success with their LP After 7. Such songs as "Can't Stop" and "Heat of the Moment" were major winners on the urban and quiet storm circuit, and a remix of "Can't Stop" also attracted sizable dance attention. They recorded with Johnny Gill, then enjoyed another hit release in 1992, Takin' My Time. It included a sterling remake of the Originals' "Baby, I'm For Real."

 

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.
After 7 emerged in the '90s as a solid contemporary ensemble able to perform creditably in either vintage soul or modern new jack and urban styles.
The Indianapolis trio includes brothers Melvin and Kevin Edmonds (the brothers of producer/performer Babyface) and Keith Mitchell (cousin of Babyface's longtime partner L.A. Reid).
They signed with Virgin in 1989 and had immediate success with their LP After 7. Such songs as "Can't Stop" and "Heat of the Moment" were major winners on the urban and quiet storm circuit, and a remix of "Can't Stop" also attracted sizable dance attention.
They recorded with Johnny Gill, then enjoyed another hit release in 1992, Takin' My Time. It included a sterling remake of the Originals' "Baby, I'm For Real."
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.


Nick van de Wall, born September 9, 1987, commonly known by his stage name Afrojack, is a Grammy Award winning Dutch music producer and DJ
Born and raised in Spijkenisse, Netherlands, He was listed as number 19 on DJ Mags top 100 DJs of 2010
This was the highest new entry of the year's list
In July 2010, Afrojack created an Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1
Afrojack was featured on Pitbull's #1 hit single "Give Me Everything" along with Ne-Yo and Nayer
He also contributed to the single "Run the World (Girls)" by Beyonce
Afrojack performed live at the 20th anniversary of Lollapalooza in Chicago on Friday, August 5th, 2011

 

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