He began his career by performing at school parties and from there, he progressed to playing in local clubs. He went to college before beginning his DJ career.
He sent Afrojack one of his first tracks and Afrojack wanted to release it immediately. He then made a song with Afrojack called "Freedom" which was released on Afrojack's debut album, Forget the World.
He was born as Dwayne Megens in Eindhoven and was named after Wayne Rainey, the Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.