Uniting people on the dance floor, DJ and producer LUPE carries out his mission through music and parties. From his start at the heart of the Amsterdam club scene, he adds vocals and lyrics to electronica and beats for self-expression. Acid house and disco are his biggest inspirations.
His first music release Shake was applauded by artists like Azari & III, Heidi, Tom Trago.
Iconic producer Giorgio Moroder responded to Lupe’s edit of a Donna Summer track: ‘Hello, Lupe! I really like and appreciate your edit. It has a great beat.’
Lupe is happy to have starred next to artists he admires like Erol Alkan, Tiga, Hercules & Love Affair, Steffi, DJ T, Shinedoe, Prosumer, Tama Sumo, San Proper, Miss Kittin, Honey Dijon, Booka Shade, DJ Haus, The Black Madonna and many more.
His exploration of dance music began with a childhood Christmas present: a compilation album simply named Acid House on the Jack Trax label. Music took over and dancing was the only option…
Aged 16 he became a go-go dancer. Insatiably learning about artists and labels, he evolved from club kid to dance music connoisseur. He graduated in film studies and collected records. Then Lupe decided to create fantasy worlds for others.
He created many parties in his hometown Amsterdam since 2004 such as Get On Down, UNK, Acid Nouveau and Italo Elite which won the award for Best Party (2010) at the infamous Dutch Golden Gnome Awards where he also was nominated Best Newcomer DJ (2005) and Most Sexy DJ (2009).
Lupe played at major Dutch venues and festivals like Trouw, Paradiso, Studio 80, 11(rip), 5DaysOff, Mysteryland, NOW&WOW, Dance Valley, ID&T’s Inner City and Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet Tour after-party at Heineken Music Hall. Internationally he played at Exit Festival (Serbia), Dalston Superstore (London), Cookies (Berlin), The Hall (Istanbul) and many other venues.