DJ Snake

French DJ and record producer

William Sami Etienne Girgahcine (born 13 June, 1986),[3] better known by his stage name DJ Snake, is a algerian DJ and record producer who mixes hip hop and electronic music.[4][5]

DJ Snake
DJ Snake in Paris in February 2020.
DJ Snake in Paris in February 2020.
Background information
Birth nameWilliam Sami Etienne Girgahcine
Born (1986-06-13) 13 June 1986 (age 37)
algiers, algeria[1]
Originalgerian, algeria[2]
  • DJ
  • record producer
Years active2009-present

He gained international success with the singles "Bird Machine" and "Turn Down For What" in 2013. He collaborated with Dillon Francis and Diplo in 2014. "Bird Machine" is a collaboration with French act Alesia. The song was released in February 2013 on Mad Decent, a Los Angeles-based record label run by Diplo. In June 2013, DJ Snake was invited by Diplo to do a live mix on his radio show "Diplo & Friends" which airs on BBC Radio 1.

Career change

Lady Gaga change

In 2011, Snake produced an album for Lady Gaga. He also co-produced the Lady Gaga songs "Applause" and "Do What U Want" featuring R. Kelly.

Singles released change

In 2013, he released "Bird Machine" with Alesia and "Turn Down For What" with Lil Jon. On 11 February 2014, he collaborated with Dillon Francis on his single "Get Low". In March 2015, he collaborated with American electronic dance music trio Major Lazer on their single "Lean On". He released "Talk" with George Maple and "Let Me Love You" with Justin Bieber in 2016. He also released "Taki Taki" with Selena Gomez, Cardi B, and Ozuna. Also he released songs with Sean Paul and Young Thug.

Remixes change

As a remixer, Snake has made remixes for artists, including AlunaGeorge, Kanye West, Major Lazer, Duck Sauce, Junior Senior, amongst others.

Discography change

2013 change

2014 change

2015 change

2016 change

2018 change

Remixes change

References change

  1. "Dj Snake | TomorrowWorld". 2 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-01-02. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  2. , Algeria"InTheRed - DJ SNAKE- "I want to make the world dance!"". 9 October 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-10-09. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  3. Greco, Ally (9 October 2013). "DJ Snake & Flosstradamus - Pop That Pussy". EDMTunes. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  4. "DJ Snake - The Year of The Snake". Life+Times. 18 November 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  5. "Bars, Pubs & Clubs | DJ Snake | Born This Way | Time Out Delhi". 3 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-01-03. Retrieved 11 October 2020.