'Cha Cha Slide' Creator, DJ Casper, Dead At 58

DJ Casper, the creator of the internationally renowned "Cha Cha Slide," has passed away after a prolonged battle with cancer. He died on Monday, as confirmed by his family. DJ Casper had been diagnosed with liver and kidney cancer in 2016. He first introduced the "Cha Cha Slide" in 1998, refining and re-releasing it in 2000. The song has since become a favorite at weddings and parties globally. Originally designed for his nephew's aerobics class, the track gained immense popularity in local fitness clubs, leading DJ Casper to release a second version for broader audiences. The song, which provides step-by-step dance instructions, has been a party staple and has been featured in numerous movies and TV shows. DJ Casper was 58 years old.

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