DJ Orlando, Genuine name: Orlando Valpoort, was born in 1971 in Paramaribo Surinam. At age 2 he moved to Amsterdam. At age 15 he started as a dj in a community centre. From there on he started engaging into dj battles, which resulted in his becoming the youngest dutch dj champion ever, twice in a row. After he became third in the European championships he crossed over to the R&B and Ecclectic scene. A list off all the biggest and most popular urban clubs are on his list now, including the Amsterdam Arena, Heineken Music Hall,Dancevalley, Ahoy and all the Urban Concerts of Mojo Concerts. He is the Resident dj of hollands most popular urban club, The Challenge, has a residence in Club Sinners(Amsterdam), a residence in Club Ministry(Amsterdam), a residence in Club More in Amsterdam.