Meet Dutch DJ Afrojack - Number 7 of world's best DJs

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.

Side Bar

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.


  1. No Sanza, he calls himself Afrojack because he had an Afro.

  2. thank you Afro-Europe. that's what I was thinking so I just wanted to make it clear. this is so stupid to nickname yourself afro because of your hairstyle!

  3. So he is not Black??

  4. Hey Negroamor4u, how have you been friend?

  5. Sanza i'm good and you? I sent you an email but never heard back from you?? Hit me up!

  6. What? really? because I was waiting for your answer knowing you were very busy at that time! yep I'm emailing you! good to hear from you again :)

  7. He has a Surinamese father> That means he is half black.

  8. I'm Proud of Afro-Jack..He Represents Us all. Keep on Grinding Brother..appreciate Your Work, Your Art..but more NB!!! Sharing Your talent with Us all. God Bless.


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