Don Pepijn Schipper, known as Don Diablo, is a pioneering Dutch artist and musician, celebrated for his visionary approach across various disciplines, including music, art, fashion, and technology. He has collaborated with esteemed institutions and brands, including Disney, Sotheby’s, Netflix, StarWars, The United Nations, and Pace Gallery.
In the music industry, Diablo has achieved significant recognition with his Hexagon brand, record label, and community. His collaborations with artists such as Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Coldplay, and Justin Bieber, have garnered widespread acclaim. He consistently ranks in the top ten of the DJ Mag Top 100 and has reached over one billion global streams with his third studio album, FORΞVΞR.
Beyond music, Don Diablo has made waves in the art world, creating physical meets digital art pieces and installations. His works have been exhibited and sold at prestigious events like the Venice Biennale, Art Dubai, and Art Basel Miami, in partnership with Drift and Pace Gallery. Notably, his HΞXAVERSΞ Installation, which featured a physical portal to a new universe, gained critical acclaim following its debut in Hong Kong and Shanghai, in collaboration with K11.
Diablo has also ventured into fashion, heading his Hexagon clothing line. Collaborations with Disney and LucasFilm, including an official Star Wars x Hexagon capsule clothing line, have cemented his reputation as a noteworthy fashion figure. Additional collaborations with Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ demonstrate his continued success in the fashion industry.
Furthermore, Don Diablo’s philanthropic efforts include initiatives with organisations like StopAidsNow and the CancerTrust. He joined forces with the United Nations and ‘JustDiggit’ to launch the #StreamToReGreen initiative, donating streaming income from songs to support environmental work through nature-based solutions. His commitment to sustainability has earned him recognition as a change-making advocate. As a multifaceted artist and influential figure, Diablo continues to push boundaries and inspire through his creative pursuits in music, art, fashion, and technology.