Don Diablo on the real name Don Pepijn Schipper was born on 27 February 1980, in Coevorden, The Netherlands. He’s one of the pioneers of Future House music genre, and thanks to his productions in 2020 he was ranked number 6 DJ in the world on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJ List. In the past, he received more awards like Number 1 producer of the year on 1001Tracklists’ top and also in 2016 he was ranked number one Future House artist of the year on Beatport.
He started his music career in 1995 as a DJ and played in several countries, but the most noticeable place where he played was in the club ‘Passion’ in London as a resident DJ in 2002. Because he’s also a music producer in the early days he produced songs for artists like Kellis, Alex Clare, Diplo, Example, Dragonette, and a lot of remixes for Bastile, Tine Tempah, The Chemical Brothers, and many more. And due to the numerous collaborations, he became one of the ‘Most Blogged Artist’ in the world according to The Hype Machine.
In 2004 he launched a new alias called Divived and released two hits ‘The Music, The People’ and later in 2005 ‘Easy Lover’ together with Diablo.
His debut album ‘Life Is a Festival’ has been released back in 2008, and one year later he released the song ‘Hooligans’ in collaboration with Example.
And due to the recent album release and collaboration his music career exploded so in the following years he collaborated with several well-known artists and released songs on big Record Label.
In 2015 he produced ‘Chemicals’ with Tiesto and in the next 2 years, in 2016 and 2017 he went on Tour Across Europe and sold out multiple venues, and also that was the time when he was the headliner for the first time in London.
1 Don Diablo – Cutting Shapes
2. Tiësto & Don Diablo – Chemicals (feat. Thomas Troelsen)
3. Don Diablo with Jessie J – Brave
2. Don Diablo – Congratulations ft. Brando
- Don Diablo – Thousand Faces ft. Andy Grammer