Dj Marlon

Dj Marlon

A longstanding bridge between disparate worlds, DJ Cassidy has channeled his diverse experiences into his own music. “I’m on a mission to bring the greatest and most universal dance music of all time back to the airwaves, back to nightlife, back to the dance floor,” proclaims Cassidy. To achieve his mission, Cassidy united the legendary architects of the worldwide dance hits of the late 1970s and early 1980s with the most revered songwriters and recording artists of today.

Like his approach to deejaying, DJ Cassidy’s approach to production is unbound by genre. For his debut single, “Calling All Hearts,” Cassidy united pop superstars Robin Thicke and Jessie J with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Philip Bailey, Verdine White, and Larry Dunn and Chic’s Nile Rodgers. For his second release, “Make The World Go Round,” Cassidy brought together R&B giant R. Kelly with Luther Vandross bass player Marcus Miller and Thriller drummer Ndugu Chancler. For his latest single, “Future Is Mine,” Cassidy has joined electro funk duo Chromeo with Rufus’ John “JR” Robinson and Bobby Watson, Barry White guitarist Wah Wah Watson, “Forget Me Nots” composer/vocalist Patrice Rushen, and Michael Jackson horn and string arranger, Jerry Hey.

DJ Cassidy’s music is the culmination of a lifetime of deejaying around the world, observing people react, and making people move. At age ten, he played school carnivals, then friends’ birthdays, then, at age eighteen, VIP rooms of New York nightclubs. During one late-night set at a New York City hotspot, Cassidy caught the attention of Sean “Diddy” Combs, who, impressed with the youngster’s vast knowledge of music well beyond his years, quickly hired Cassidy to deejay at his 2001 MTV Video Music Awards bash. Jay Z heard Cassidy soon thereafter and began calling on him for all of his and Beyoncé’s parties.