Don Pepijn Schipper (born February 27th), better known as Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ and producer of electronic dance music.
He is known for his eclectic style of production and vocalizing in most of his songs. He was ranked 15th in the Top 100 DJs 2016 list by DJ Magazine.
In 2004, he launched his separate music project called Divided. The project had two hits “The Music, the People” credited to Divided featuring Diablo in 2004, followed by “Easy Lover” in 2005, credited to Diablo presents Divided, a dance remake of the joint hit of Philip Bailey and Phil Collins in 1985, Divided remake coming after twenty years of the release of the original.
In 2013 Diablo released new songs on Axwell’s Axtone label, Nicky Romero’s Protocol Recordings, Steve Angello’s Size X imprint and Spinnin’ Records label.
He created the official theme song for the 2013 video game Batman: Arkham Origins.
In 2014, Diablo premiered his new visual concept “The Hexagon” with Los Angeles-based visual company “VSquared Labs”.
In October 2014, Diablo made his debut on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list at No. 82.
In October 2015, Diablo was awarded with DJ Magazine’s “highest climber of the year” prize, jumping 52 places to No. 30 on the Top 100 DJs list for 2015.
In 2015 Diablo collaborated with fellow Dutch DJ Tiësto on the track “Chemicals” featuring vocals from Danish singer and producer Thomas Troelsen.
Diablo was the first ambassador for Dance4Life, an international UN-supported action campaign to fight back against HIV and AIDS.