1975 - 1992
René, alias DJ Zki, and Gaston, alias Dobre, are from the city of Haarlem. They both start their careers working as DJ's in various local clubs and discotheques. 1992 - 1994
René (1961) and Gaston (1972) meet in 1992 when René works as a radio DJ and Gaston Steenkist is still a student. They start working together and record the track Give It Up, which was originally meant as a B-side track, but turned out to be a worldwide hit record. UK band Simply Red later used a sample of the track for their chart-topping hit Fairground.