David Guetta Biography April 2009
As one of the most in demand producers on the planet, David Guetta is poised to take electronic music out of the confines of the global underground, where he reignsas the No. 1 House DJ. Joining hands and forces with some of the biggest names on the urban scene, while introducing some undiscovered talents, another level beckons.
Already a multi-platinumselling artist in Europe, with three chart-topping albums to his name to date (Just a Little More Love 2002; Guetta Blaster, 2004; Pop Life, 2007), his signature sound of quirky, electro, house and dirtypop, is igniting across the rest of the world, where it was kept a club-land secret. Until now.
EMI Music will release Guetta’s much-awaited 4th album late August. It features guest vocals from KellyRowland, Will.I.Am, Novel and long time hit-maker Chris Willis, of course. Plus there are others too hot to mention yet. Guetta has also produced the forthcoming single by the Black Eyed Peas “I Got AFeeling”.
His mission is to share the love and connection Dance music is built on while bringing together music scenes that co-exist but don’t often mix – like NERD, Timbaland and Kanye - butsignificantly, from another perspective. Call it Electro-Hop, R&B Dance, Hip House, whatever you want, but it's the sound that will define 2009.
As an artist and producer, he makes music that rocks thecoolest clubs and yet sits proudly on pop radio and MTV. He uniquely and boldly treads a tightrope most DJs wouldn’t dare to traverse too: the line between being an underground DJ and having hugecrossover success.
That might not sound like two worlds that go together, but that he won a World Music Award and was voted the best house DJ in the DJmag Top 100 in the same year is a credit to his abilityto work in both of these seemingly disparate worlds.
David knows what touches people; playing in over 200 cities last year alone and up to 2 million people at a time - as well as in underground...
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