DJ Snake

1986 - Today

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William Sami Étienne Grigahcine (born 13 June 1986), known by his stage name DJ Snake, is a French DJ and record producer, first achieving international recognition in 2013 by releasing an instrumentation-oriented single called "Turn Down for What" (with Lil Jon).He made his international debut with the singles "Bird Machine" and "Turn Down for What" in 2013. "Bird Machine" is a collaboration with fellow French musician Alesia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of DJ Snake has received more than 4,576,208 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). DJ Snake is the 2,204th most popular musician (down from 1,696th in 2019), the 5,273rd most popular biography from France (down from 4,480th in 2019) and the 70th most popular French Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 4.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of DJ Snakes by language

Over the past year DJ Snake has had the most page views in the with 233,104 views, followed by French (168,302), and Spanish (24,786). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Yoruba (135.94%), Hungarian (50.00%), and Simple English (46.42%)


Among musicians, DJ Snake ranks 2,204 out of 3,175Before him are Frank Gambale, Artimus Pyle, James Moody, Steven Isserlis, Trentemøller, and Steve Albini. After him are Reverend Gary Davis, Jesper Strömblad, Jimmy DeGrasso, John Holt, Dominic Howard, and Steve Kuhn.

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Among people born in 1986, DJ Snake ranks 201Before him are Kōhei Horikoshi, Jean-Christophe, Prince Napoléon, Inbar Lavi, Yunho, Barbora Strýcová, and Sergio Rodríguez. After him are Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Pablo Armero, Lee Sung-min, Eunhyuk, Nabil Dirar, and Jeon So-min.

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In France

Among people born in France, DJ Snake ranks 5,273 out of 6,770Before him are Gaël Kakuta (1991), Claude Onesta (1957), Alain Guiraudie (1964), Morgan Schneiderlin (1989), Thomas Pesquet (1978), and Philippe Boisse (1955). After him are Joanna Miles (1940), Raymond Martin (1949), Michel Bibard (1958), Lionel Zinsou (1953), Bernard Talvard (1947), and Alain Roche (1967).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, DJ Snake ranks 70Before him are Mr. Oizo (1974), Sébastien Izambard (1973), Marc Minkowski (1962), Kavinsky (1975), Pierre Bastien (1953), and Stuart Price (1977). After him are Vitalic (1976), Nolwenn Leroy (1982), Yoann Lemoine (1983), Sébastien Tellier (1975), Joe Duplantier (1976), and Christine and the Queens (1988).