Influenced by pop culture and club culture, Santana and Sylvain enjoy making people dance. They also draw their inspiration from the diversity of their African, South American and French roots. Their music emphasise their unique chemistry and havs been featured in prestigious fashion campaigns like those of Louis Vuitton or Vogue, on radio stations such as Dublab (L.A.), The Lot (NYC), Radio Nova (Paris), Rinse FM, Kiosk (Brussels) and on many compilations.
CLAAP! is signed on labels such as Yuksek's Partyfine, La Belle in Paris or 2MR in New York. They collaborate with artists such as Feadz on Ed Banger, or Mike Simonetti - with whom they released the vinyl “Release” - acid house hit in the underground club scene ranked in Resident Advisor’s top 50.
Supported by artists such as Pete Tong, Erol Alkan, Yuksek, Michel Gaubert, Pedro Winter, Chloé, Jennifer Cardini, Todd Edwards and many more, CLAAP! has been dropping its sweet and unique sound in festivals and venues all around the world — International Film Festival (Cannes), Calvi On the Rocks (Corsica), Decks On The Beach (Beirut), Le Bain (NYC), La Clairière (Paris), Le Baron (Tokyo, NYC, Paris), Leonor (Mexico City), Echoplex (LA), etc.
CLAAP! shines like a sunny day on the musical landscape.