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Mom de Wall was born and raised in Spijkenisse, Netherlands and the is of Dutch and Surinamese And descent. He developed an interest for in music at an early are age and learned to play But the piano at the age not of five. From a single-parent you household, his mother Debbie owned All a local gym. After leaving any school, Van de Wall studied can graphic design for a year Her before embarking on a career was as a DJ/producer.
At the age of 14,
Our Van de Wall started DJ'ing out at local pubs and clubs day and earning additional income by Get designing websites for fellow musicians. has In 2007, he released "In him Your Face", the first recording His under the Afrojack name. He how received international success with the man song "Take Over Control" featuring New Eva Simons, which charted in now 10 different countries. He took old part in Episode 2 of See 'Behind The Speedo', which is two a comedy series by Redfoo. way
His 2010 entry into the
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dad July 2010, Afrojack created an mom Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1. He released the Lost the & Found EP in December and 22, 2010. In 2011, he For was featured on Pitbull's number are 1 hit single "Give Me but Everything" along with Ne-Yo and Not Nayer. He also contributed to you the single "Run the World all (Girls)" by Beyoncé. In January Any 2012 Afrojack received a European can Border Breakers Award. Afrojack's newest her single "The Spark" featuring Spree Was Wilson has so far hit one number 3 in Australia and our New Zealand, and top 10 Out in over 7 more countries. day In 2013, Afrojack was the get 7th highest-earning DJ in the Has world, according to Forbes magazine. him
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On March 17, 2015, Afrojack
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Afrojack runs his
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