|Full Name||William Grigahcine|
|Birthday||June 13, 1986|
|Birth Place||Paris, France|
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
About DJ Snake
DJ Snake is an Algerian-French music producer and DJ, first gaining recognition in 2013 with "Turn Down for What". He pioneered the trap music genre and his smash hit single "Turn Down For What" featuring Lil Jon became one of the biggest hits of 2014.
Over the years, DJ Snake has collaborated with top artists like Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Selena Gomez and Diplo. He is a Grammy-nominated artist and has won prestigious awards including an MTV Europe Music Award. His high-energy live shows are legendary among fans.
DJ Snake‘s Career Timeline
2011 – Released first single "Bird Machine" with Alesia
2013 – Breakthrough hit "Turn Down for What" with Lil Jon
2015 – Debut studio album "Encore" released
2016 – Nominated for Grammy, won MTV Europe Music Award
2018 – Second album "Carte Blanche" released, featured Cardi B
2020 – Won Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Artist
Over his decade-plus career, DJ Snake has grown from an unknown bedroom producer to a global superstar DJ. For longtime fans like me, it‘s been amazing watching his meteoric rise to fame.
Why DJ Snake is Loved
There are many reasons why DJ Snake is adored by millions of fans across the world:
His Music is Addictively Catchy
Right from early hits like "Turn Down for What" to recent tracks like "Taki Taki", DJ Snake has a talent for creating infectious melodies and beats that get stuck in your head. His music has an undeniable energy that makes you want to get up and dance!
He Pushes Musical Boundaries
DJ Snake is never content to stick to one sound. His production ranges from classic EDM bangers to hip hop inflected trap and even Latin-flavored tracks. This versatility is what keeps fans excited for his next release.
His Live Shows are Wild Rides
Having personally attended many of his concerts over the years, I can confidently say that DJ Snake live sets are an experience like no other. He knows how to whip crowds into a frenzy with hits, mixes and props. The energy is electric!
He Collaborates with the Biggest Artists
DJ Snake has worked with the who‘s who of music – Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Cardi B, Ozuna. His creative partnerships expand his musical horizons.
He Embodies French Artistry
As the highest charting French artist on Billboard Hot 100, DJ Snake represents a new generation of French music talent. His global success makes all his French fans proud!
5 Interesting Facts About DJ Snake
- He is a graffiti artist turned music producer – DJ Snake was into the graffiti scene and his DJ name comes from his old graffiti crew.
- DJ Snake is a self-taught musician – He learned music production by experimenting on his own without any formal training.
- His biggest hit was rejected by Lady Gaga – "Turn Down for What" was originally written for Lady Gaga who passed on it before Lil Jon agreed to feature on it.
- He produced music for Lady Gaga‘s Super Bowl show – Despite the prior rejection, DJ Snake worked on the music for Gaga‘s 2017 Super Bowl half-time performance.
- Grammy nomination for "Taki Taki" – His 2018 track "Taki Taki" featuring Selena Gomez received a Grammy nod for Best Dance Recording.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is DJ Snake‘s birthday?
DJ Snake was born on 13 June 1986. He turns 37 this year.
What is DJ Snake‘s real name?
DJ Snake‘s real name is William Grigahcine. He is of Algerian descent.
What was DJ Snake‘s first hit song?
DJ Snake‘s first breakout hit was the trap influenced track "Turn Down for What" featuring Lil Jon released in 2013.
Who are some artists DJ Snake has collaborated with?
Over the years, DJ Snake has collaborated with Justin Bieber, Cardi B, Selena Gomez, Ozuna, Lauv, Eptic and many more top artists.
How much is DJ Snake worth?
DJ Snake has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2022, primarily earned from music sales, touring and endorsements.