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Inspired by legendary artist such as Jeff Mills, Carl Cox and Sven Väth, 33 year old Block.I.am from Amsterdam decided to get him some Technics SL1200 deck and a mixer by the end of 2002.
This was also after seeing just too many other artists who just played any track after any track without enough energy and passion to get a crowd excited.
Although the search for the 'right' tracks have (and remain) a huge challenge, Block.I.am’ DJ sets today have evolved from Progressive Tech-House to an undefined style of uplifting dance-floor-filling house with a strong Techno touch. Kickin' energy grooves enthusiastically around the world.
People who visited his gigs have experienced it’s impossible to dwell upon hearing his music. His ability to capture sounds and emit them so expressively is a gift. Music has always been a priority in Block.I.am’ life; anyone who witnesses him gracing the decks can attest to this.
Residencies at 'Secret Sessions' and 'House in the House' (The Netherlands); Block.I.am is looking back at notorious gigs on Koh Phangan island in Thailand at the full moon party and closing act at 'Club Backyard'.
Block.I.am worked the crowds successfully at famous venues as Shoko & El Mondo, both located in Barcelona and Club Mansion in Amsterdam. Recently as closing act in Club Carpe Diem ‘CDLC’ Barcelona in 2013.
Other gigs include 'Summer Sizlle' in Greenwich UK, exclusive ‘house’ parties as well as several other gigs in well-known (beach) clubs all around the world.
He knows that the reason people go to parties is to shake their ass and have fun.
So, expect much more to come in the future Block.I.am out from Amsterdam!