Since Thursday DJ Afro-Jack is listed as number 7 on DJ Mags top 100 DJs of 2011, according to Hollywood reporter.
Grammy Award winner Afrojack, aka Nick van de Wall, is a 24-year-old Dutch mixmaster and producer best known for his dancefloor hit "Take Over Control," (ft Eva Simons) plus his work on Pitbull's "Give Me Everything" and Beyonce's "Run the World (Girls).
This year the DJ, who was born in the Dutch city of Spijkenisse to a Dutch mother and a Surinamese father, won a Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording for a remix of the song from Madonna Revolver, which he made with the number one DJ David Guetta.
The video "The Way We See the World" of Afrojack and other DJs. The scene is the Dance festival Tomorrowland in Belgium.
An interview on Spin
Nick van de Wall attributes his success to his mother, who taught him the value of hard work. His mother owns the biggest fitness gym in his home town.
Afrojack produced the dance hit "Take Over Control," featuring Eva Simons. Simons is a dance artist who was born in Amsterdam to a Surinamese mother and Dutch father. She was also featured on Chris Brown's track "Pass Out". Eva's mother is singer Ingrid Simons.