Nicky Romero: 5 Facts
Superstar DJ Nicky Romero is probably most famous for his collaboration with Avicii on I Could Be The One. But the Dutchman, real name Nick Rotteveel, spent years producing music as a relative nobody before going platinum.
Rounding out the run of party-fueled Nasimi Sessions, the chart-topping EDM star is playing the closing party on May 14. If you happen to bump into him while he’s in Dubai, here’s a few facts that should give you a conversation starter.
He started out his career collecting glasses in a bar.
During this time, he’d watch the DJ “making the crowd happy” and decided that’s what he wanted to do too. Awwww.
He released a bootleg of David Guetta’s track When Love Takes Over before he was famous.
And Guetta loved it…
His huge fame is partly down to an unofficial music video for Toulouse that went viral.
He’s signed to David Guetta’s record label.
And the pair have toured together.
When he’s not behind the decks he’s playing video games.
Because he’s a big kid at heart.