The International DJ Casper, also known as Joseph Wright, is perhaps the most creative, business-minded turntablists of the decade. Backed by more than 30 years of turntablism, world tours, celebrity collaborations and big venue residencies, he still continues to challenge the limits of the art form and its union with other forms of art, media and communication in order to drive maximum impact around the world. Cas as he is affectionately called by friends and colleagues is “the life of every party.” If you’ve ever partied with Cas then you have experienced his wicked transitions, prodigious technique and high energy demeanor on stage.
“He dances and parties with the crowd, giving the crowd a piece of him, it’s truly amazing” said one party goer who regularly attends Cas Parties.
“You’ve never felt on top of the world and truly invincible until you’ve partied with The International DJ Casper” said another frequent party goer.
“You never know where the music is going, one song unassumingly transitions into another, it’s so smooth and then the night climaxes with the hottest songs, you look up and it’s over already!” said another.
While Cas has proven himself to be one of the best club nightlife entertainers in the U.S., his capability extends far beyond the “LIVE show experience.” Cas produces music for his own label Caspaws Music Group, and for DarkChild owned and founded by legendary super producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins. In the last two years, the celebrity turntablist has launched a clothing line, DJC Apparel, celebrating musicians, DJ’s, and nightlife professionals, and the world’s first ever motivational nightlife entertainment platform, iTalk Events, a new genre of entertainment merging nightlife, leadership content and stage drama into one memorable experience; recent appearances have been made by rapper and reality TV star Chanel Westcoast, rapper Philly Freeway signed to Roc Nation, influencer Ali Levine and film producer Sean Stone, son of the legendary Oliver Stone.
Cas hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The self-taught musical genius, learned the ins and outs of the art form at the early age of 5 while watching his older brothers bring home the latest DJ equipment. At age 13, following in his older brothers’ footsteps, Cas stepped into the local DJ scene. He began DJing at neighborhood house parties known as “Dollar Parties” and it was here that The International DJ Casper’s fan base started and continues strong to this day, across the United States and The United Kingdom. As a teenager, Cas was given the opportunity to display his unique DJ style at a local young adult night club venue – Dances. It was here that he was nicknamed “The Youngest in Charge” and became a local celebrity. Many would argue that The International DJ Casper is responsible for the hip-hop scene in Philadelphia as acts such as Lil Kim, Dru Hill and Jay-Z were first introduced to Philadelphia through Dances and his artistic leadership.
Casper’s advanced usage of harmony, rhythm, percussion and production awarded him the title of “Best Club DJ” by Bobby (Dance) McLean and Christopher “Redz” Wayman at the age of 13. He was featured at the largest club venues, college tours, DJ competitions, and did guest appearances on radio stations. Cas has toured with the late Gerald Levert on the Live Vibe Tour traveling as far as Europe and South America. Cas has since gained notoriety in the industry by opening up for artists such as Akon, Ryan Leslie, Young Jeezy, Omarion, Busta Rhymes, Mase, Diddy, and many more. In 2004, he scored 6 tracks on a Maverick Platinum Film titled “Ski Trippin Da Movie.”
Since 2010, Cas has received countless credits for his work on TV and film. Cas made his acting debut in the 2015 movie “Brotherly Love” where he starred as the DJ in the movie. He was credited with the song “No Clothes Zone” which he produced for the movie “Deadpool”. Cas has written and produced songs for Empire, Star, Four Weddings and Fox Sports News. Cas is no stranger to Reality TV either, participating in tapings for MTV’s My Super Sweet Sixteen, The Real Housewives of Atlanta and PHL Live Award Show.
In 2012 Cas signed with Rodney (DarkChild) Jerkins as the exclusive DJ for DarkChild Records and in 2013, Cas became the official DJ for 104.7 FM (KUDK) and Music Choice. Cas is a member of the Senate Djs and he is the official DJ for American professional boxer, Danny “Swift” Garcia.
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