DJ Snake, one of the most wanted artists in festivals all over the world, is the second major attraction of the festival that promises to be epic!
Back to RFM SOMNII 2019, the French DJ and music producer, who starred at the 2016 edition, has just confirmed the long awaited return to Praia do Relógio, in Figueira da Foz, on July 6th.
DJ Snake released last October, “Taki Taki” featuring Cardy B, Selena Gomez and Ozuna.
The video has already over 600 million views on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ixkoVwKQaJg
DJ Snake was born in Paris on June 13, 1986. Son of Algerian fathers, he grew up in Ermont, in the turbulent Île-de-France district, on the outskirts of the City of Light, a place that he describes himself as a ghetto. In his youth, he got the nickname “Snake ” because of the graffiti. His escapes from the police became popular and it was too late to change his name, for his hometown had already proclaimed him as such. He started as a DJ at the age of 14, but in 2005 he started to create his own music. His influences come from hip-hop and electronic music, which are reflected in his work.
Friend of Diplo, and already with an extensive record career, he has several works produced for renowned artists: Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Skrillex, Major Lazor, Melody Thornton (Ex-Pussy Cat Doll), AlunaGeorge, Duck Sauce, among others. On a personal level, DJ Snake counted on the featuring of Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, Lil Jon, Dilon Francis, Cardy B, Ozuna, Selena Gomez and MO. Already used to the top places of the world, his career has been granted a great number of awards, including platinum and gold discs as well as two Grammy nominations. DJ Snake singles and remixes have earned him up to 17 nominations and 3 prizes to date. Having been “Turn Down for what” his greatest success, nominated four times and won the MTV Video Music Award 2014 and the Billboard Music Awards 2015.
In 2016 he won the Billboard Music Award (Top Dance/Electronic Song) for his collaboration on the track “Lean on” with Major Lazer.
“Pardon My French ” is his brand of clothing, a “Pret à Porter” style, both aesthetically simple and minimalist.