Irgwin Placido Sluis also known by his stage name Ir Sais was born on September 29 on the Caribbean Island of Bonaire (Netherlands An-tilles). His interest in music started when he was just seven years old. When he turned 11, Ir Sais started to play the drums on a set he made himself out of tin cans. As a self-taught Musician, Ir never attended music school, but he still has the ability to play many different instruments. After moving to the Netherlands in 2009 Ir Sais started working on musical projects with W.S.R Label Mostaman. A big step in his career was when he started his own production studio working out his home. here he started working on first Solo Album. In March 2010 he launched his first single ‘Schatje zeg maar’ (Baby Just Tell Me), which was an immediate success. This was a beginning of a new Chapter. Ir Sais started mixing zouk with pop music; He released various Albums through his own Label Placido

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Events featuring Ir-Sais

Mar 13, 2023
11:00pm — 11:40pm
Presented by
Dutch Music Export & New Dutch Wave
Mar 15, 2023
11:00pm — 11:40pm
Presented by
Sonidos Afro presented by Toro Music & Wonderlandia / GuerreraPR
Afro Pop
Professional Connections
Ir-Sais is seeking the following:
  • Brand Partnership
  • Gear Endorsement
  • Other Artists to Tour With
  • Sync/Music Supervisors