DJ Chuckie grew up in Surinam and became influenced by the various music styles of that country. A friend of DJ Chuckie was a DJ. In this way, Chuckie started to take interest in being a DJ. From the age of 13 he started remixing and experimenting at home. DJ Chuckie gradually started to build up his own music collection. At first, DJ Chuckie was playing records at parties of his friends or family. In '93 he started as a DJ in the Dutch Club `Voltage' in The Hague. Nowadays he is Holland's premier urban DJ and performs everywhere in the Netherlands.