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Afrojack

Grammy award winning DJ and producer, Afrojack, is one of most notable and iconic names in electronic dance music (EDM) today. At only 26 years old he has made a large impact on the music industry and is a key player in the worldwide explosion and popularity of EDM. In 2013, Forbes magazine crowned him as #7 on ‘The World’s Highest Paid DJs List’ and this year The Hollywood Reporter called him ‘’a global icon’’ set ‘’to conquer the world.’’ A talented producer and artist Afrojack is versatile and creative with his sound whether creating club hits or producing and remixing for the likes of Beyoncé, Pitbull or Madonna. Afrojack is adept at shifting between genres and playing with his sound and it’s easy to see why his skills are some of the most sought after in the world.

Starting off in his hometown of Spijkenisse, Nick van de Wall aka Afrojack, quickly made a name for himself with a slew of hard-hitting underground releases, before exploding on the music scene in 2011 with the release of ‘Take Over Control’ – an instant worldwide club and chart hit the single reached platinum status in the U.S. Afrojack then went onto develop his own imprint in the production world with his label ‘Wall Recordings’ – a platform by which other passionate EDM artists could grow. He also wanted his label to retain the ‘club music’ brand, something he strives for with every Afrojack release. 2011 also saw Afrojack sign a landmark deal to become one of the first ever DJ’s to sign an annual residency in Las Vegas, at the legendary Wynn Hotel. The residency saw Afrojack perform over a dozen times a year at Wynn clubs including Encore Beach Club, Surrender, Tryst and XS.

From there the success continued; as well as making club hits and collaborating with the likes of David Guetta (co-writing and producing the world-wide smash ‘Titanium’), he also began to team up with and write for A-list pop artists around the world, including Madonna and Chris Brown. In 2011, he co-wrote and produced ‘Give Me Everything’ for Pitbull and Ne-Yo, which to this day has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide and reached #1 in the US Billboard Hot 100 Charts. Not to mention his production work for Beyonce’s ‘Run the World (Girls),’ his Grammy nominated remix for Leona Lewis’ ‘Collide’ and his 2011 underground track ‘Rock the House,’ which topped the Beatport dance music charts after just three days. The same year he headlined both EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival) NY & Las Vegas to over 300,000 people, as well as UMF (Ultra Music Festival) in Miami, Tomorrowland (in Belgium) and Coachella (LA) in addition a colossal 40 city ‘Jacked’ tour of the United States, all packed into 2012.

Last year got off to a monumental start when Afrojack signed an exclusive worldwide deal with Island Def Jam, Island UK and Universal Music Group. The deal saw Afrojack’s talent be recognized and supported by the renowned music label. The first project from the partnership was ‘The Spark’, a single that fused EDM and pop and showed a new sound for Afrojack as an artist. The year continued to be another huge one for Afrojack. For his fourth consecutive year he returned to headline Creamfields and at the Ultra Music Festival and Tomorrowworld, he debuted his own ‘Jacked’ stage showcasing his Wall artists. He also found time to shoot a documentary web-series, ‘March of the Afrojack’, which gave fans an insight into the real person behind the Afrojack moniker. The series was released on the Rolling Stone website and saw Nick share many intimate moments and thoughts from his journey on the road along with his personal mantra “If I can do it, you can do it too.”

In late 2013 Afrojack made history as he became the first DJ to ring the closing bell at NASDAQ Stock Market Exchange in New York, as electronic dance company, SFX, went public. This also came in the same week as Afrojack cemented his hands into the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the second DJ to ever do this and in doing so reinforced his position as a global music icon.

2014 is set to be another milestone year for Afrojack as he releases his second single ‘Ten Feet Tall’, starts a new DJ residency at Las Vegas hotspot Hakkasan and releases his debut album with Island Records. This spring he returns to Miami as headliner on the Ultra Music Festival and to give his loyal fans a first taste and preview of his highly anticipated album set for release this May.

Given Afrojack’s immense popularity and influence on the music industry it is no surprise that many corporate brands have flocked to him for brand partnerships. Afrojack recently announced a partnership with globally celebrated fashion label ‘G-Star Raw’ for his own line of Afrojack inspired designs that will be sold worldwide. He was also sought out by leading gaming company, Razer, to be a brand consultant on the development of future products. Further, this January saw Nick’s latest single, ‘Ten Feet Tall’, premiere as a part of Bud Lights new commercial during the Superbowl.

Afrojack has built a global brand that is recognized for influencing attitudes and championing new levels of change for the music world. It is clear from his exponential growth that there is no stopping him and at only 26 years old this is just the beginning…

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Download Afrojack’s debut album, “Forget The World” now on iTunes & Amazon!

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Download David Guetta’s remix of Afrojack’s single, “Ten Feet Tall” on iTunes & Amazon.  

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Afrojack Covers "Forbes Life" Magazine

Check out Afrojack on the cover of the latest issue of “Forbes Life” magazine. Read a short excerpt of the feature below: This story appears in the November 3, 2014 issue of Forbes Life. Nick van de Wall has just finished a late afternoon lunch of sushi and caviar in Rotterdam and has finally decided…

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Afrojack Performing at Fashion Rocks

Richard Beckman, CEO of Three Lions Entertainment, today announced the return of Fashion Rocks® a television special celebrating the powerful relationship between fashion and music. Emmy Award-winner Ryan Seacrest will host the show live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, in a two-hour extravaganza on the CBS television network (9:00-11:00 PM,…

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Afrojack Visits Sledgehammer Games

If you didn’t know, Afrojack is a big gamer and he recently got a chance to visit Sledgehammer Games in California. Up top, you can see Afrojack checking out the studio as well as discussing sound design with the developers, and get an exclusive hands-on with Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare.   Afrojack’s Debut Album, Forget…

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Afrojack - "Dynamite" Ft. Snoop Dogg

In celebration of July 4th, Afrojack decides to drop his brand new visuals to his single, “Dynamite” featuring Snoop Dogg. Check out the new music video above. Afrojack’s Debut Album, Forget The World Available Everywhere Now!  iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iForgetTheWorldD Amazon: http://georiot.co/aForgetTheWorldD Google Play: http://smarturl.it/gForgetTheWorldD

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Afrojack On Good Morning America

Last week, Afrojack was the special guest on Good Morning America. With a little help from Sting, Wrabel and Matthew Koma, Afrojack performed his 3 singles, “Ten Feet Tall”, “Illuminate” and “Catch Tomorrow”. Check out the full video above. Afrojack “Forget The World” Available Everywhere Now!

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Afrojack & Sting On Good Morning America This Friday!

Two music worlds collide when Sting joins Afrojack for his Good Morning America Summer Concert Series. Tune in on Friday, June 27th on ABC at 7AM EST! Click here to watch a preview.  

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Afrojack Featured In The May Edition of Mixmag Global

Afrojack is featured in the May Edition of Mixmag Global. Check out the feature below. Afrojack’s Debut Album, Forget The World Available Everywhere Now!  iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iForgetTheWorldD Amazon: http://georiot.co/aForgetTheWorldD Google Play: http://smarturl.it/gForgetTheWorldD

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Afrojack Interview With Billboard

Afrojack recently sat down with Billboard Magazine to speak on a few things including, his start in music, why he’s not EDM and much more. At 6 foot 9, Nick van de Wall, the DJ-producer known as Afrojack, is the easiest person to see exiting Soho House in New York’s Meatpacking District. But that doesn’t…

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Alife Sessions: Afrojack

A few weeks back, Afrojack rocked the backyard at Alife and played a set that lasted almost 2 hours. Up top, you can check out Afrojack speaking about Alife as well as a little recap from the party. Afrojack’s Debut Album, Forget The World Available Everywhere Now!  iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iForgetTheWorldD Amazon: http://georiot.co/aForgetTheWorldD Google Play: http://smarturl.it/gForgetTheWorldD

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Afrojack "Forget The World" Is Available Everywhere Now!

Afrojack’s debut album, Forget The World is available everywhere now! iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iForgetTheWorldD Amazon: http://georiot.co/aForgetTheWorldD Google Play: http://smarturl.it/gForgetTheWorldD  

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Afrojack Interview With Dancing Astronaut

Afrojack sat down with Dylan Farella of Dancing Astronaut a few weeks ago to speak on a few things including, his debut album, the route he took with the music and much more.   Two dozen floors above Lower Manhattan, Nick van de Wall, the man known as Afrojack, relishes in a rare moment of…

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‘Forget The World’: Track-by-track with Afrojack

We are a few days away from Afrojack’s debut album, and this week he sat down with Dancing Astronaut to explain each track from the project. Below is an excerpt from the interview. Ten Feet Tall, featuring Wrabel It comes as the second single to the opening for a reason. One of the bigger singles. Ten Feet…

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Afrojack Featured in Billboard Magazine

Check out Afrojack’s feature in the latest issue of Billboard Magazine!  

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Afrojack "Forget The World" Listening Event at ALIFE

Afrojack shut down the backyard at ALIFE last week to host a listening of his new album “Forget The World”, check out a quick recap video of the event above and photos from the event below. Photo Credit: Jude Humeniuk Afrojack “Forget The World” Available Everywhere May 19th! Click here to pre-order on iTunes.

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Afrojack Interview With The Source

Last week while in NYC, Afrojack sat down with The Source to speak on a few things including, his debut album, working with Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and more. What inspired you to call your debut album “Forget The World”? Afrojack: The title of the album is “Forget The World” because I wanted to show…

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Afrojack "Forget The World" Album Trailer

Afrojack’s debut album, Forget The World is almost here. Today, he releases the official album trailer for the project. Take a look above. Afrojack “Forget The World” Available Everywhere May 19th! Click here to pre-order on iTunes

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Afrojack Launches Debut Album, "Forget The World" On Def Jam Recordings!

Grammy Award® winning DJ & Producer Afrojack is set to release his debut album FORGET THE WORLD,May 19th on Def Jam Recordings. New single “Ten Feet Tall” (ft. Wrabel) is out now, and is a larger than life track that debuted during the Super Bowl and is poised to be the song of the summer….

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David Guetta Plays "Ten Feet Tall (Remix)" At Ultra Music Festival

A few weeks back at Ultra Music Festival, David Guetta premiered his new remix of Afrojack’s, “Ten Feet Tall”. In case you missed it, check it out above. Afrojack “Forget The World” Available Everywhere May 19th! Click here to download “Ten Feet Tall (David Guetta Remix) on Beatport.

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Documentary: Afrojack - "March of the Afrojack"

Check out this documentary as world famous DJ “Afrojack” gives us unlimited access to his world, behind the scenes. Afrojack pauses for a moment of reflection before taking on Beyond Wonderland and Miami Music Week in March of the Afrojack – Part III (Beyond Wonderland and Vegas). The DJ marvels at his job description, and admits that sometimes…

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New Music: Afrojack "Ten Feet Tall (David Guetta Remix)" Ft. Wrabel

Afrojack is gearing up for his debut album, Forget The World coming in May. Today, he releases the brand new David Guetta Remix of his popular single, “Ten Feet Tall” featuring Wrabel. Take a listen above. Afrojack “Forget The World” Available Everywhere May 19th! Click here to download on Beatport.

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