Denise Lopez has a successful career as a singer/songwriter/producer/Dj with more than 500 000 albums sold. She has toured the world and has sold out Tokyo Dome in Japan twice! She was the only Swedish artist to open up for Michael Jackson in Gothenburg, Sweden and was opening act to 50 Cent in Helsinki, Finland.

Denise has worked with prominent producers and song writers such as Max Martin, Andreas Carlsson, Per Magnusson, David Kreuger, Anders Bagge, Derek Bramble (David Bowie & Whitney Houston), Hebie Crichlow, Father Mc, Pras Michel (Fugees) and Michael Feiner among others.

Denise started her carrier as a dancer & backup singer and toured around the world between 1989-1994 with Dr.Alban, Melodie MC and the famous dance group Culture Beat (Mr. Vain). During her last year with Culture Beat she signed her first record deal and recorded the album TBA (Totally Bombastic Anecdotes) with Sony Music Sweden under her nick- name DeDe. Her second single (Party) opened up the market in Japan and her first album TBA went gold within a month. As an artist Denise Lopez was contracted to Sony BMG for five years (1994 – 1999). In 1997 Denise was the only Swedish support act for Michael Jackson down in Ullevi Gothenburg. In 1999 she went to Japan to do her show in the Tokyo Dome for two consecutive days, 100,000 people were watching those shows.

The end of 99 brought a new challenge for Denise, she started of her own label and by July of 2002 she released her fourth album in Japan (through Epic) under the title ”Like a Queen”. 2003 saw the release of three singles as well as her first DVD collection. In august of 2007 she teamed up with Grammy-winning recording artist Pras Michel (The Fugees) and released ”Turn you on”, layered with her sassy vocals and Pras Michel’s signature fluid rap style. Turn you on is written and produced by Pras Michel. After nine weeks on the Swedish single chart, ”Turn you on” went No.2

In december of 2007 Denise went to China for the first time, she did two shows at the biggest clubs in Beijing, Club Mix and Club Cargo. In november 2008 Denise did a tour together with Pras Michel in Estonia, Letvia, Finland, Denmark and Sweden. In december 2008 she wrapped up her first live-band tour in China, a great success. In april of 2009 she went back to China for promotion in Shanghai. Her fourth album ”Slave To The Sound” was released in China may 2010 under the title ”Denise Lopez”. Her fifth album ”Black Lace & Leather” was released 2010.

During 2016 she released the EP ”Female Revolution” and her latest single ”Dare To Chang The World” feat hiphop queen Mc Lyte went #5 on UStop20 (2018). The song was written and produced by Denise Lopez.

2019 – she teamed up Grammy-winning recording artist Pras Michel (The Fugees) and released ”Turn you on” with a new remix by Dj Screamshot, layered with her sassy vocals and Pras Michel’s signature fluid rap style. Turn you on is written and produced by Pras Michel.


2018 – Denise Lopez (Sweden) teams up with MC LYTE (USA) ”Godmother of Hip Hop” with the single ”Dare To Change The World”, written and produced by Denise Lopez! 

United by music and commitment, Denise Lopez and MC Lyte turned on the action mood with the concrete ambition to change the world to a better place.

MC Lyte with her base in L.A. and founder of the philanthropic network Hip Hop Sisters Network has during several years worked with contributing to enabling especially women.

– I believe music has the capability to heal and motivate society. This song aims to show a brighter way to a brighter day. Changing the world isn’t easy but if we all do our part it can be done. I’m excited to join Denise to express how Changing the World, as we see it, is vital, says MC Lyte. 

The song and the music video was released March 23rd and was officially presented at a launch party in Stockholm. 

The first feed-back is very positive. The song is already playing in many parts of the world and MC Lyte and I are looking forward to seeing concrete results, however small or grand, which will make the meaning come true. We never give up! Says Denise Lopez. 

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Charts so far! The song is being played on the radio largely all countries in the world right now.

•King of Spins #1

US Airplay Chart now 6 months on the chart 

• UsTop20 #5 (week 12 -2018)

 • Control Radio UK

• Music Worx DJ Pool Top 100

• Starfish DJ Pool Top 60

•Europe Indie Chart nb 5

• Swiss Dance Chart top100 #5

• itunes top 20 Mexico

• DJ Europe #49

• DJ chart North America #46

• DJ chart Africa #42

• Official Europe Indie chart #18

Written & produced by: Denise Lopez
(Rap written and performed by MC Lyte)
Vocals recorded and mixed at Grand Music Group Stockholm by Mårten Fredholm & Oliver Heinänen
Label: Yellow Rhinestone Records
Photo: Denise Lopez
Cover by: Zeb Lopez
Make & Hair by: Magdalena Moldoveanu