We’re getting ready for the 2024 edition of Ultra Music Festival, which is set to take place at the iconic Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami from March 22 to 24. Kicking off the festival season, Ultra Music is all about good vibes and dancing to the tracks of many of the world’s best DJs.
This year’s lineup features dozens of incredible artists, including heavy hitters like Armin Van Buuren, David Guetta, Vintage Culture, and Tiesto. Also on that list is GRAMMY Award-Winning producer Afrojack, the Dutch dance music legend who regularly features on DJ Mag’s Top 100 list and whose music platinum-selling records have become staples in clubs worldwide.
We’re looking back at some of our favorite tracks from this artist’s varied discography in anticipation of what is bound to be an incredible Ultra Music set. Keep reading to discover some of our favorite Afrojack tracks:
"Take Over Control" (feat. Eva Simons)
An iconic collaboration with Dutch vocalist Eva Simons, “Take Over Control” catapulted Afrojack into the mainstream spotlight. Released in 2010, this high-energy anthem became an instant classic, dominating dancefloors worldwide with its infectious beat and Simons’ commanding vocals. Its pulsating rhythm and catchy hooks cemented Afrojack’s status as a trailblazer in the electronic dance music landscape.
"Ten Feet Tall" (feat. Wrabel)
A departure from his signature club bangers, “Ten Feet Tall” showcases Afrojack’s versatility as a producer. Teaming up with American singer-songwriter Wrabel, this heartfelt ballad explores themes of love and empowerment against soaring melodies and euphoric synths. Released in 2014, the track received widespread acclaim for its emotive lyrics and anthemic sound, further solidifying Afrojack’s prowess as a hitmaker across diverse genres.
"Hey Mama" (with David Guetta feat. Nicki Minaj & Bebe Rexha)
Joining forces with fellow DJ and producer David Guetta, Afrojack delivered a chart-topping collaboration that took the world by storm. “Hey Mama,” featuring the dynamic vocals of Nicki Minaj and Bebe Rexha, became an instant sensation upon its release in 2014. With its infectious rhythm and catchy hooks, the track dominated airwaves and club playlists, earning critical acclaim and commercial success worldwide.
"The Spark" (feat. Spree Wilson)
Released in 2013, this collaboration between Afrojack and Spree Wilson is a high-octane anthem that ignites dancefloors with its explosive energy and infectious hooks. With its anthemic chorus and adrenaline-pumping beats, “The Spark” encapsulates Afrojack’s ability to create euphoric moments that resonate with audiences worldwide.
"Push It" (with Hardwell and Meryll)
Closing our list is one of Afrojack’s most recent releases, “Push It” featuring the musical touches of Hardwell and Meryll. Originally previewed at a Tomorrowland performance, “Push It” is a euphoric track that bends and twists through a landscape of techno and EDM with the help of vocals from singer/songwriter Meryll. It’s a reminder of Afrojack’s production prowess, cementing him as a legend in the business and one of dance music’s brightest stars.
Make sure to check back for more exclusive coverage leading up to the Ultra Music Festival, set to take place in Miami from March 22-24. And, as always, follow us on Instagram @nexusradiodance for all the latest updates on all things dance music!