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DJ Casper

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Genres: Electronica/Dance, Instrumental, Pop, Rap/Hip Hop

DJ Casper (born Willie Perry on 23 June 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American songwriter and DJ. DJ Casper was raised in Englewood and is known as Casper because he almost always wears white clothing on stage but is also known as DJ Casper, Mr C - The Slide Man or simply Willie. It is not widely known that Casper's first hit, the Cha Cha Slide, was in fact created for a personal trainer back in 1996 which then grew in popularity as an aerobic exercise at fitness clubs. It was some years later that Chicago's WGCI-FM radio station picked it up. The city's M.O.B. Records label became involved as well, helping Casper create a whole album to promote the dance. The Cha Cha Slid... Continue Bio >>