Cashmere Cat is the pseudonym of a famous Norwegian DJ, producer, and artist, Magnus August Høiberg. He was born on 29 November 1987 in Halden, Norway. Hoiberg has written numerous songs for celebrities and released several solo albums.
Before becoming Cashmere Cat, between 2006 and 2008, Magnus represented his country at the DMC World DJ Championship. The best DJs of the world compete in this contest. Back then, Hoiberg used a pseudonym, DJ Final.
In 2012, Magnus released his debut EP and called it Mirror Maru. At that time, he adopted the new pseudonym.
The artist was a big fan of many music genres. He was inspired by such talented musicians as Rustie, Hudson Mohawke, and Gilles Peterson. The leading single from the first EP was later used as a soundtrack in the popular video game Grand Theft Auto V, which came out in 2013.
Cashmere Cat’s popularity began to rise when he helped 2 Chainz record his hit “No Lie”. The single topped 25 Awesome Genre-Benders 2012 list according to VIBE magazine. At the beginning of 2013, the American musician Benny Blanco invited Cashmere Cat to Los Angeles to work as a producer at his concerts. After that, the DJ moved to the United States and settled in Manhattan.