Arapu este un nume din ce in ce mai cunoscut pe scena muzicii electronice a ultimilor ani, atat in Romania cat si pe plan international unde bifeaza evenimente importante de gen. Dj/producator, Arapu este inspirat de imbinarea constanta a sunetelor intr-un mod cu totul particular si original, tendinta care se simte cel mai bine in productiile sale. Tranzitia catre scenele mari de electro incepe in Slatina.
Continua in Bucuresti unde intr-o perioada relativ scurta reuseste sa se impuna alaturi de nume importante ale muzicii electronice autohtone. Ia pulsul pe rand cluburilor mari din: Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Moscova, Roma, Londra, Ibiza…. Piesele lui sunt ascultate si apreciate de nume precum Ricardo Villalobos, Onur Ozer, Rhadoo, Pedro, Raresh si lista poate continua.
Ionut Arapu known as ARAPU was passionate about music from an early age. Arapu had his first contact with electronic music at the age of 14 years at Delahoya Festival in Cluj Napoca & TmBase Timisoara.
When turning 15, his passion for playing music as a DJ became a fact in his own town where he used to organize break beat and drum and bass parties for a group of people who liked those genders.
After 2008 he makes himself known on the house stage in Romania. He has a huge respect for music and he wants to build a secure career in electronic music. He had the opportunity to play music with popular Djs and also was invited to various Romanian radio shows and abroad.
From the beggining of 2011, Arapu had the opportunity to play abroad in England, France, Ukranie, Holland, Bulgaria. And now more and more parties are about to come.His new productions are very popular and well appreciated abroad.
His music receives a great feedback from artists like: Ricardo Villalobos, Onur Ozer, Rhadoo, Pedro, Raresh, Valentino Kanzyani and many others.His first vinyl „SLUM” came out in July 2012 at Te Iubesc Records, a young electronic music label which has as main goal to export the underground Romanian sound. Also another few vinyls are about to come soon.