Nick van de Wall (born 9 September 1987), commonly known by his stage name Afrojack, is a Dutch music producer and DJ. He was born and raised in Spijkenisse, South Holland. He was listed as number 7 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s of 2011. His 2010 entry into the poll at number 19 was the highest new entry of that year’s list. He is currently ranked at number 9 on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s of 2012.
Afrojack’s song “Take Over Control,” which features Dutch singer Eva Simons, charted in a number of countries. In July 2010, Afrojack created an Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1. In December 2010, Afrojack announced, via his website, that he would release an album called Lost & Found. The album was released December 22, 2010. In 2011 Afrojack opened the year by remixing Ian Carey and Snoop Dogg’s single “Last Night” to great acclaim. Later on, Afrojack was featured on Pitbull’s #1 hit single “Give Me Everything” along with Ne-Yo and Nayer. He also contributed to the single “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé. In January 2012 Afrojack received an European Border Breakers Award.
Afrojack runs an imprint label named Wall Recordings, which has Dutchhouse DJs such as himself, R3hab, and Sidney Samson signed onto the label.