Afrojack was born on September 9, 1987, in Netherlands. He is a DJ, remixer, and producer. He is particularly famous for a single “Take Over Control”. In 2013, Forbes magazine called Afrojack the 7th most-earning DJ in the world.
Afrojack’s real name is Nick van de Wall. When he was just 5 years old, Nick started playing the piano. The music became the big love of his life. When Nick was a student, he was listening to all kinds of music. When he was a teenager, he already knew that he is going to pursue a music career as a DJ.
When Afrojack was 11, he learned how to use the Fruity loops software. That’s when Nick realized that he has a talent for becoming a producer. Afrojack made Fruity loops the focus of his creations and keep using it today.
After finishing high school, Afrojack decided to fully dedicate his life to music. Even though he couldn’t earn too much money right away, he still got numerous jobs at bars and nightclubs. Back then he got to know all the ins and outs of the music world in Rotterdam. At 16, Nick became a DJ at the Las Palmas club.