Vengaboys Biography


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Birth Place: Netherlands
Years Active: 1997-2004, 2006-present
Genres: Dance-pop


Vengaboys are a Eurodance pop group based in Amsterdam. The brainchild of two Dutch producers Wessel van Diepen and Dennis van den Driesschen (Danski and Delmundo), they enjoyed commercial success in the late 1990s. They are best known for their two UK number one singles, "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!" and "We're Going to Ibiza" and their U.S. Top 40 hit, "We Like to Party." The group consists of lead vocalist Kim Sasabone and backing vocalists Denise Post-Van Rijswijk, Robin Pors and Donny Latupeirissa who replaced Roy den Burger after their 2001 hiatus. They have sold an estimated 15 million records worldwide and are renowned for being one of the most influential Eurodance pop groups of the early twenty-first century. On 2 May, 2001, The World Music Awards awarded Vengaboys with the award for best selling dance group of the year.