Roga is street slang for rough, rugged and raw. Born and raised in the Netherlands but an English native speaker as his mother was born on the British island of Grenada.
After being discovered in a local club by one of the hottest DJ’s of Amsterdam, (Victor Coral) he made his debut at the now legendary club night R.U.S.H. by the Chemistry on Bloomingdale beach. Launched along side one of the Netherlands founding fathers of house music Marcello, the path for a long career was paved.
Raw energy and an exhilarating stage presence resulted in collaborations with the world’s leading dance acts and DJ’s. In 2010 Tiësto specially requested him for his big show 538 Queensday at Museumplein, broadcasted live on radio and tv with over a million views and an audience of more than a 100.000 people. And this is just a fraction of highlights in his professional career.
Other big highlights in his career, Mainstage Tomorrowland with Chuckie, Sensation, Housequake, Latin Village, Neverland Manilla, Electric Festival Aruba, Subliminal Sessions and many many more.
Besides house, Roga has the ability to adapt his MC`ing to Latin House, Deep House and eclectic sets. “Each are very different styles and need different approaches”. This results in a numerous range of collaborations and events that are compatible with Roga. Making him one of worlds most wanted MC’s.
You can expect to see Roga rockin’ crowds around the world next to the world’s leading DJ’s and dance concepts. Rockin’ it like it’s supposed to be done.
Next to his MC career Roga has an alias, Beaumont Livingstone. You could catch him spinning some Chicago-House or Detroit-Tech in some warehouse party but that’s another story.