Boogie Dan was born on the outskirts of East Berlin to a German mother and a Palestinian father, and learned to break dance and run from neo-nazis with the local graffiti crew of his neighborhood.
After getting his first taste spinning on a friend's record player, Boogie Dan quickly switched to the tables, keeping his break dance name, frenetic energy and knowledge of the dance floor, and putting it to work on wax.
Boogie Dan's blend of old school sensibility and contemporary sounds became heavily requested in Berlin, his reputation as a DJ growing along with the city's club scene in the late 2000's. He has become a mainstay in Germany and Switzerland's most forward-thinking Hip Hop clubs.
Boogie Dan has also collaborated heavily with producers, rappers and other DJ's across the spectrum: as tour DJ to Chefket, Stimulus and DiscoCtrl, as well as a part of the Image Ctrl and Planet030 collective, He shared the stage with OG Maco, Jarreau Vandal, Talib Kweli, Method Man & Redman, MOP etc. He has appeared at international clubs and major festivals like Splash, Fusion, Dockville and Hurricane. He has released a string of mixes and edits, and his collaborations with Ticklish have been frequently featured on Soulection Radio.