10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About DJ Snake

Posted at June 11th, 2016 | by Shivani Goel | in

DJ Snake is one of the dance music industry heavyweights and he’s been churning out some truly brilliant music. From tracks like ‘Lean On‘ to ‘Turn Down For What‘, his tracks are played in pretty much every club across the world. Here are some things you probably didn’t know about this hit making machine!


He’s French and his real name is William Grigahcine.


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His last 5 singles went Platinum.


When he was 14, he was inspired by a 90’s cult French film ‘La Haine‘ to make music.



He got the nickname ‘Snake’ because he used to evade the Parisian police as a young troublemaker.

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Snake met his friend and manager Steve Gonclaves in 2005 who encouraged him to make his own music. The two are still working together and have added fellow Frenchmen Mercer and Tchami to the team.



DJ Snake doesn’t smoke or drink.

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Snake’s work on Lady Gaga‘s Born This Way earned him his first Grammy nomination for ‘Album of the Year’.


He’s never released a solo single.

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He’s EDM’s viral hit maker


DJ Snake has collaborated with a lot of amazing artists like AlunaGeorge, Kanye WestLady Gaga, Major Lazer, Lil Jon, Bipolar Sunshine, and more!



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