Afrojack Afro Jack, AfroJack, AJ, DJ Afrojack, DJAfrojackNick 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, Netherlands. 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.
Pitbull Bitbull, Mr. Worldwide Pitbull, Pit, Pit Bull, Pitbul, Pitbull CubanArmando Cristian Pérez (born January 15, 1981), better known by his stage name Pitbull, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor and record producer. His first major appearance was on the Lil Jon album Kings Of Crunk in 2002. In 2004, he released his debut album titled M.I.A.M.I. (short for Money Is A Major Issue) under TVT Records. He followed with El Mariel in 2006 and The Boatlift in 2007. He then signed with RCA Records and released Rebelution. Planet Pit followed in 2009.
Ne-Yo Ne Yo, Ne´Yo, Ne-Oh, Ne-You, Ne*Yo, NejoAmerican pop and R&B singer–songwriter, record producer, actor and rapper, born 18 October 1982 in Camden, Arkansas.
Nayer Naye, Nayer Regalado, NayorNayer Regalado (born August 2, 1988) better known as Nayer, is a Cuban-American singer-songwriter. She is known as being a featured artist along with Ne-Yo for Pitbull's 2011 hit single "Give Me Everything", produced by Afrojack. She is also known for her hit single in 2011 entitled "Suave (Kiss Me)" featuring American rapper Pitbull and Swedish-Congolese singer-songwriter Mohombi. She was born to a Cuban father and a mother of Brazilian ancestry. A native of Miami, Florida, she began a singing and acting career at the age of 7. In 2002-2007 Nayer has appeared in numerous ads, commercials, soap operas, carnivals, foundations, charity events and TV programs. She has participated in a major talent competition named "Star Search" and she has also appeared in television show Sábado Gigante, and in a show called La piñata loca (broadcasted through Univision). Supported by her parents, she moved to Los Angeles when she was 14, to record a six song demo. After shopping the demo to labels, Nayer secured a major recording deal at Miami-based and Latin music-oriented Sony Discos which was looking for a voice for a new track called "First Kiss (Primer Beso)". Recorded by Nayer at the age of 16, produced and remixed by DJ Fluid in both English and Spanish, "First Kiss (Primer Beso) " is a dance song, and climbed dance music charts soon after its release in June 2002 hitting the Billboard Top 40 Dance Charts. However, due to business reasons, Nayer’s debut album was never released. Nayer continued on sharpening her singing, dancing, guitar and piano skills while still singing/song-writing until she was picked up in 2005 to replace Candice Pillay in pop-R&B girl group Anything But Monday, they released their first single "Buckwild" in 2008, by allowing DJs to access and file-share the master tracks for remixing. Nayer was discovered by Cuban-American rapper Pitbull in 2007 whom she had the opportunity to do a collaboration with a few years back while signed to Sony. She immediately got in with producers and started working on her music & song-writing, while in the process she appeared on various songs and videos of the rapper from his albums Rebelution, Armando and Planet Pit, such as "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" and "Shut It Down" ( feat. Akon ) . She then did a joint venture with RedOne who quickly believed that he saw the Star quality and the "IT" factor in Nayer, "She's a Superstar!.