Mercedes, (globally known as female DJ) passed her Athenaeum-diploma and began a study Economics in Amsterdam. Next to her study in the 90′s she started working as a dancer for leading organizations like Pantera and X-tension. Joyce performed in a sparkling dance show in the most famous clubs in the world.
Her passion for music lies as well in her dancing as in her singing. In 1997-1999 Joyce Mercedes was part of “Centerfold”, a singing group. In 1998 they performed in a sold out Amsterdam Arena during the pause of the classic football game Ajax- PSV. “Centerfold” also added lustre to the 15th year anniversary of Playboy. Joyce Mercedes also works regularly as a model, featuring in campaigns for Heineken, Campari, Gap-Star, Playboy, MAXIM and FHM magazines and has done various videoclips, commercials and guest rols in movie’s In 1999 Joyce Mercedes started DJ’ing.
Acuminating in the residency DJ spot at the well known Amsterdam “Supperclub” and the 2 year “Space World Tour” to crown it all off. At this moment Joyce Mercedes has performed in more than 48 countries in almost every famous foreign club in Europe, North America, South-America as well as in the Far East. Shared stages with names such as John Digweed, Sasha, Paul van Dyk, and Derrick May. She Received her Audio Engineering degree in 2004 at the School of Audio Engineering (SAE) in Amsterdam, and studied further on the more specialized course in Electronic Music Production. She has now started with producing her own music.
End 2007 she launched her own label QOC and released varies underground dance music on it. She released two DJ mix compilations ‘Best female dj’s of the world’ (Clubstar 2007) and her latest called Pure (QOC 2009).
She is working with Axxell Brodie on her vocal album . Next to this she is busy with her dancealbums which consist of varies coworks with other big international DJ/Producers. Harry Lemon, Jerome isma-ae, Ahment Sendil just to name a few. Axxell Brodie aka Gerry Owens, known for his work with U2 / sinead o’conner / david Bowie / nine inch Nails Produced the first single named ‘Give it up’ and will be released as the debut single september 2011. The videoclip of Give it up has been shot with co star dutch actor Tygo Gernandt. Remixes are made by Christian Cambas , Mike Morales, DJ Freespirit and Michiel van Bokhorst.