Willie Perry Jr., known by his stage name DJ Casper and the creator of the famous dance song 'Cha Cha Slide,' has died due to cancer at the age of 58. According to ABC7 News in Chicago, Kim, the wife of DJ Casper, confirmed on Monday evening that her husband had been battling kidney and liver cancer since 2016.
Willie Perry Jr., popularly known as DJ Casper and creator of the hit song 'Cha Cha Slide', was born in Chicago in 1965. In the year 2000, he rose to global fame after publishing "Cha Cha Slide," a song that rapidly became popular at weddings, parties, and sporting events worldwide. Due to its simple dance steps, the tune was a hit with all age groups.
The news of Casper's demise has received a significant amount of sorrowful response from both enthusiasts and fellow musicians. Numerous individuals have shown their respect on social media, paying their respects to the DJ and conveying their condolences to his family.