- 10:49 AM, Oct 05
David Guetta is a disc jokey who was born on November 7, 1967 in Paris. He began mixing his first vinyls at the age of 13. Five years later, he showcased his talent behind the turntable in a local club called Broad. Along with fellow DJ Kien, he began mixing his own music and showcased it in Broad evenings, Acid-house. Considering Broad as too small to gain wider public attention, David and Kien then conducted similar events in other venues. They have regular events at the Rex Club, Central World (formerly known as Queen) and Wunderland Boy.
David was proven to have talent on mixing and sympathizing music when he was listed on the international ranking of the DJs by the British magazine DJ MAG in 2005. Still in the same year, he was named Best DJ of the Year and Best DJ Set of the Year for his mix "KissDaFunk" during House Music Awards which took place in London.
David dropped his first studio album "Just a Little More Love" in 2002. The title track of the effort was featured as a theme song for 2004 English movie "The Football Factory". Featured guests in this record included Chris Willis, Barbara Tucker and Juan Rozof.
A follow up to "Little More Love" was released by David two years later. Called "Guetta Blaster", this set reunited him with Chris Willis. Beside having Chris lending his vocals on several songs, it also features Mone, JD Davis, Stereo MCs, James Perry and Miss Thing.
In 2007, David brought another record called "Pop Life". Longtime collaborator Chris Willis returned as a main vocalist for almost all songs in the album. Other featured guests were Tara McDonald, Cozi Costi, Steve Angelo in addition to JD Davis.
"One Love" was David's next installment after "Pop Life". He makes it available for U.S. purchase on August 25, 2009. With Kelly Rowland-featuring single "When Love Takes Over", he landed atop Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs and Hot Dance Airplay charts. Beside teaming up with Kelly, he also collaborates with Black Eyed Peas, Akon, Estelle and will.i.am.
"I'm not trying to be credible," David said when commenting on what he did to make hits. "I'm trying to be incredible. It's very easy to be underground because you just have to obey a set of codes. It's very formulaic. But it's also very easy to be totally pop,