Don Diablo

Don Diablo

Don Pepijn Schipper (born 27 February 1980), better known by his stage name Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ, record producer, musician, singer and songwriter of electronic dance music from Coevorden. He is known for his electronic style of production and vocalizing in most of his songs.

Who is this “Don Diablo” dude, who just got signed to SONY BMG!? Well for starters he’s a producer, musician, imaginary friend, DJ, singer, writer, part-time streaker, visualist, record label boss, invisible hooligan and well, a lot more to be honest,..

1. Don Diablo has had seven top 100 chart hits in Holland. Check out the bad ass music videos at www.dondiablo.com…

2. Don’s hectic tour schedule has taken him from Tokyo to Rio and from Miami to Tel Aviv…

3. Don Diablo always works alone in the studio, because he has a very strange way of making music and he likes to work in the nude…

4. Don Diablo has released over 70 singles, starting at the age of 15…

5. Don’s recent single “Pain is Temporary, Pride is Forever” was nominated for a TMF Award by MTV Networks in the category “Best Music Video 2007″…

6. Don proved to be hot in more ways in ’07: He was voted “Most Eligible Bachelor” by “Jackie Magazine”, was the highest ranked Dutchman at no. 15 in Cosmopolitan’s “100 Hottest Men Alive” list, while also being named “Most Popular Dutch DJ” at the GKA Awards…

7. Don always plays with 4 decks when he DJ’s, even though he only has two hands. You can check out streaming livesets at www.dondiablo.com/livesets…

8. Don has recently done an official remix for hip hop legends “Public Enemy”, who ranked no. 44 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of Greatest Artists of All Time…

9. Don Diablo was voted “Best Dressed Man 2007” by Esquire magazine…

10. Don’s first album, “2Faced”, was released in 2004 through Universal Music…

11. Don’s last four singles were all used for TV campaigns to promote several Hollywood movies…

12. Don Diablo also runs and owns the record label Middle of the Road Music, which first released and discovered UK top 3 hit “Mason – Exceeder”…

13. Don Diablo likes to drink milk during his DJ-sets, sings on all of his own records, has never done drugs and eats desserts three times a day…

14. Don Diablo was one of the first ambassadors for Dance4Life; an international UN-supported action campaign to fight back against HIV and AIDS. Don travelled to South Africa to visit several Dance4Life affiliated projects in Johannesburg and Capetown. MTV Networks shot an intense documentary of Don’s visit to these projects…

15. Don’s mother is very proud of him, as is his father, who is more into Frank Zappa though…

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