Written for Kurrent Music
Published October 14th 2015
Today, Afrojack will be presented with a wax version of himself.
During the ADE, Amsterdam Dance Event, the wax figure will be revealed and later in the day it will be moved to its permanent residence at Amsterdam’s Madam Tussauds.
Afrojack will be the third Dutch DJ to be immortalized in wax. Tiësto and Armin van Buuren have preceded him. All three DJs have been crucial for the success of Dutch house music internationally and are regularly mentioned as top DJ’s in various magazines.
His first international success came with singer Eva Simons. Their song “Take Over Control” would launch international careers for the both of them. Eva Simons went on to work with Will.I.Am and Afrojack immediately entered at number 7 Top DJs in the world according to DJ Mag, his highest position to date.