Stephanie was born in 1985 on the beautiful Island of Curaçao (Antilles). She comes from a very creative family, which awakened a love for dancing and singing at an early age. At the age of 10 she moved to the Netherlands with her mother and little sister. Of all places in the Netherlands, they ended up in Friesland where she finished her high school.
Stephanie made a decision to move to The Hague in 2004, to broaden her horizon; She completed her European Studies at The Hague University of Applied Science and also her second study in 2009, Media & Entertainment Management at Inholland, also in The Hague. Stephanie decided to follow her dream and use the talents she inherited from her family. In 2006 she started her career as DivineMelody aka DiVine, a vocal MC.
Next to singing on lounge, soulful house, deep house, nu house, future house, disco, tech house and house music, DiVine used to perform in a gospel band in Friesland in 2001. In 2002 she was part of the rock band called “Divine Melody” and in 2007/2008 she rocked in the Dutch Hip Hop group called “Vadis Music”.
Finally, DiVine came to that point in life where she wanted to be. After a huge success as MC in Madrid and winning third prize in the Fresh Cotton/Sneakerz MC Contest in 2008 for a contract at 1Management, baby steps became giant steps.
DiVine has performed with big names like Quintino, Larry Tee, Ron Caroll, Tommie Sunshine, Simon Dunmore, Biggi, Fedde Le Grand, The Shapeshifters, Stonebridge, Hardwell, Lucien Foort, Baggi Begovic, Gregor Salto, Sidney Samson, Erick E, Roog, Carita la Nina, Tony Cha Cha, Miss Monica, Jean, D-Rashid, Billy the Kit, Michael Mendoza, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Faya to name a few.
She performed at parties and clubs like Sneakerz, Lakedance, Loveland, Framebusters, ADE, Betty Ford Memorial, Flirtation, Milkshake Festival, Valtifest, Bungalup, Gaypride, True Colors, Roze Zaterdag, HIM Festival, Club Blinq, WTF, Kiss Bang, The Viproom and many more. You can admire DiVine as the resident MC in Filemon & Baucius in Utrecht, Club Villa Thalia in Rotterdam and Club NYX in Amsterdam. She also had international performances in Belgium, Germany, Portugal, France, Curaçao, Norway, Aruba & Madrid.
DiVine has also worked on a couple of tracks with the help of Fare Soldi (Riotmaker Records), Jody Bernal & Nicolas Nox (Big Boss Records), Lucky Charmes (Flashover Recordings), Djeem (Housepital Records), Baramuda & Row Sunshine (Spinnin’ Records), Cliff Jones (BIP Belgium), Rob Boskamp (Big Boss Records & NEWS Records), Awiin (Big Boss Records) & Oliver Twizt (Spinnin’ Records).
Nowadays DiVine transformed herself into an amazing vocal-dj and is learning from the best to start producing her own tracks. She has spinned at parties like WTF in Club Villa Thalia, Club NYX, Misfit Festival, Dodo Festival, Filemon & Baucis, during Gaypride in Amsterdam, Kiss Bang Cruise just to name a few and international at Curaçao.
DiVine turned out to be a very loved MC in the “house” scene. With her big afro, mesmerizing smile, enthusiasm and craziness, you can’t miss Stephanie aka DiVine. Right now, DiVne is involved in some very interesting projects, working with some well-known people, so stay tuned for more!