Before the Beats: DJ baby pictures with Sebastian Ingrosso, Skrillex, Nervo, A-Trak, and more
Before the Beats
Social media has greatly enhanced the connection between fans and artists by allowing them to connect on a level far greater than that of a spectator. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have given us an unprecedented look into the lives of our modern day rockstars by taking us behind the booth, into their homes and studios, and even sometimes into their pasts. Click below the break to check out some of your favorite artists in their younger years and find out which superstars got an early start by strumming guitars or tickling the ivories.
A camera shy Andre Sobota lounges in his Chucks.
You can tell Angger Dimas is up to no good with his little sly smirk.
A stylish A-Trak ready to brave the cold Canadian winter.
Trend setter Bart B More was wearing plaid long before it became Avicii's staple.
Brodinski and a friend stuff their faces.
Calvin Harris rocked a bowl cut.
The brothers Macklovitch -- aka Chromeo and A-Trak -- work their high socks and waist tied sweaters on a family outing. Welcome to the 90s.
Little Chuckie bears a slight resemblance to Michael Jackson. Maybe it's just the hair?
Clockwork / RL Grime when he was still just one person, Henry Steinway.
Congorock began his music career early with a plastic guitar.
Can you tell which of these little guys is Dillon Francis? If we had to guess, he's the clown trying (and failing) to give his brother bunny ears.
Like Congorock, Dirty South started his music career with a guitar.
A focused Gina Turner writing music or doodling, you choose.
That is probably not a real landscape behind Gregori Klosman.
Henrix forcing a smile.
Krewella girls practicing yoga in their nightgowns. Zen.
Morten Breum wins the award for most squeezable cheeks.
Even as babies, the Nervo twins could have been Cover Girls. Look at those big blue eyes.
Sandro Silva - DJ or helicopter pilot?
Sebastian Ingrosso invented the Gangnam style dance before it was big.
Shermanology know blood is thicker than water. A family that plays together, stays together.
Steve Angello was destined for musical fame.
Can you figure out which one is Steve Aoki? How about his sister Devon?
Is Sunnery James wearing footie pajamas?
Tristan Garner could have starred in the baby version of 'A Bronx Tale.'
Zedd about to play his rendition of Levels by Swedish House Mafia
AN21 dressed as his ninja turtle alter ego.
While Armin van Buuren and Sunnery James don't share much stylistically, they seem to have shared headsets back in the day.
The brothers Macklovitch — aka Dave 1 and A-Trak – make their second appearance in high socks.
Caspa looks like hes getting ready for some karate.
Chuckie might sell tickets to concerts now but decades before he was selling tickets to the gun show.
Congorock tickled the ivories many years before he released 'Ivory.'
Always a jokester, Diplo attempts to give his sister bunny ears.
Eats Everything isn't exactly a baby in this one but it was too funny to pass up.
Felix Cartal celebrates his birthday with a scowl and an animal-themed cake.
Funkagenda has his cake and eats it too.
Gregori Klosman practices the drums before moving onto CDJs.
Hardwell hasn't aged much since this photo was taken.
Hook-n-Sling self-identified as the fat kid.
Laidback Luke likes what he hears.
Mat Zo was mesmerized by music at an early age.
Otto Knows poses alongside another famous face -- Avicii -- in this school photo.
Rusko drunk on baby milk.
Sander van Doorn gives new meaning to the word 'bangs.'
Skrillex - before the beats and before the haircut.
Ermahgerd it's Thomas Gold!
Dylan of Zeds Dead attempting to pass on some of his musical talent to his sister.