Davide Pappa aka “Dave K”, is taking the house music by storm as one of the most talked about musical talents to hit the scene in decades. At the 2010 and 2011 Winter Music Conference in Miami, Dave K headlined the Afrique Electrique/Maude34 party, playing to a packed crowd and solidifying his place as house music’s rising star.
Born in Latina, Italy, Dave K is no stranger to the soulful, eclectic sounds of American music royalty. He grew up listening to legendary artists like Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and Miles Davis. As a kid, Dave K studied guitar and piano and soon after began composing his own music. It wouldn’t be long before Dave K applied his musical discipline and trained ear to the turntables under the soul stirring spell of house music.
His love for house music was nurtured at a young age by his uncle, Cristian Male, one of Italy’s most beloved DJ’s. Enthralled by the rapture of the hypnotic beats and infectious rhythm, Dave K began following his uncle to his DJ sets