DJ Casper, Chicago hype man behind ‘Cha Cha Slide’ phenomenon, dies at 58
Willie Perry Jr. battled kidney and liver cancer since 2016.
Chicago-born Casper was a natural entertainer with a passion for fun.
Remembered as a giving, family-oriented man who adored Chicago.
Once toured with funk legend James Brown before his music journey
The White Outfit:
Earned stage name by wearing all white during performances.
"Cha Cha Slide" sparked a global dance craze with catchy choreography.
Casper didn't expect the immense popularity of "Cha Cha Slide."
From local hit to Universal Records deal via M.O.B. Records in 2004.