The Vengaboys in 2009. From left to right: Robin Pors, Kim Sasabone, Donny Latupeirissa and Denise Post-Van Rijswijk
Denise Post-Van Rijswijk
|Past members||Roy Olivero den Burger|
The Vengaboys are a Dutch
The Vengaboys enjoyed commercial success in the late 1990s. They are best known for their hit singles "
Dutch producers Danski and Delmundo initially found success organizing illegal beach parties during the summers. Danski and Delmundo recruited singer Kim Sasabone for the music videos, to form a group in 1997. The name Vengaboys was thought up during a recording session for another of Danski and Delmundo's projects, called
In 1998, with the addition of the three new members Denise Post-Van Rijswijk, Roy den Burger and Robin Pors and existing member Sasabone, the now four-piece entered the UK chart at number 4 with "
Shortly before the release of their third studio album, Pors left the group to pursue a solo career and was replaced by dolphin trainer Yorick Bakker.
In 2006 they returned to the club scene with new member Donny Latupeirissa a.k.a. Ma'Donny, replacing den Burger as Cowboy and later Pors returning in 2009 to the group replacing Bakker, whose return was for a short time. They have most recently been touring
In the early 2010, The Vengaboys confirmed via their website, Twitter and at their live gigs that their comeback single would be called "
In 2012, JJ Van Zon briefly replaced Donny Latupeirissa for a short time as the Cowboy. November 2012, Ma'Donny returned to the group to reclaim his role as Cowboy. Also in 2012, Vengaboys began performing a cover of T-Spoons song "Sex On The Beach" in their live shows, but it is unknown if the song will be released officially by Vengaboys in the future. In early April 2013, It has been announced through their official Twitter and Facebook pages that a new music video is in the works. The latest single will be entitled "Hot, Hot, Hot", a cover of the 1983 hit originally by 'Arrow' as small hints of the song was posted on their Twitter account. The song will be released on 8 July 2013, no international release has been announced yet. The song was performed during their National Tour in Australia back in January and live footage of the track has been uploaded via YouTube. Also, Sasabone announced that she has become pregnant. As of 25 July, "Hot, Hot, Hot" was released with an unsuspected announcement on their Official Facebook and Twitter pages. The single features 13 remixes. The single was released Worldwide except France on iTunes. The group continues to maintain a busy tour schedule, with most shows based in Europe and Australia.
On January 2014, Pors mentioned in an interview in Dubai that the group will continue to tour in Europe and are currently working on future shows in the Middle East and India, along with performing their greatest hits, their latest single, Hot, Hot, Hot and reportedly new unreleased tracks. He also stated that releasing new material is on their agenda for 2014. In May 2014 a new Remix from her Single "To Brazil" re-titled "2 Brazil" has been released. In November 2014 a new album was released called The X-mas Party Album with all the Vengaboys classic hits with a Christmas sound also a new single was released Where Did My X-mas Tree Go together with a new music video. They have announced via their website and probably soon to break via MyCityByNight  that they are travelling on their much-anticipated tour to South Africa in December.
In late February 2015, Vengaboys announced via Facebook that Denise Post-Van Rijswijk was pregnant with her second child and it will be a girl.
In April 2016, the group announced that they will tour Australia and New Zealand later in the year. It ended up being the biggest ever tour of Australia and New Zealand of their career.
In June 2016 it was announced the Vengaboys will host MTV Pride - a pop-up channel in the UK, dedicated to the LGBT community. “Whoever you are, wherever you are, we want you to hop on the Vengabus and get ready to shake what your mamma gave you in celebration of diversity and love!” the Vengaboys said.
In early 2017, Vengaboys announced they were teaming up with