Steve Aoki

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Steve Aoki
Aoki in 2019
Aoki in 2019
Background information
Birth nameSteven Hiroyuki Aoki
Born (1977-11-30) November 30, 1977 (age 46)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
OriginNewport Beach, California, U.S.
  • DJ
  • record producer
  • music programmer
  • record executive
  • Keyboards
  • synthesizer
  • programming
  • turntables
Years active1996–present

Steven Hiroyuki Aoki (/ˈki/; born November 30, 1977) is an American DJ and music producer.[4] He was born in Miami, Florida.

In 2012, Pollstar said that Aoki is the highest grossing dance artist in North America from tours. He worked with artists such as, Afrojack, LMFAO, Linkin Park, Iggy Azalea, Lil Jon, Laidback Luke, BTS, Louis Tomlinson, Rise Against, Vini Vici and Fall Out Boy.[5]

Aoki is known for his remixes of artists such as Kid Cudi. Aoki has released several Billboard-charting studio albums as well, such as Wonderland.

Aoki in June 2013

References[change | change source]

  1. * Rennie, Andrew (February 3, 2010). "A-okay Aoki". NOW Toronto. Vol. 29, no. 22. Retrieved September 28, 2014.
  2. Bein, Kat (July 21, 2017). "Steve Aoki Runs The Trap With His Whole Gang on Feature-Heavy Kolony' LP: Listen". Billboard. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  3. Powell, Karlie (November 24, 2017). "Steve Aoki Unleashes Trap Heavy Remix for Bts Featuring Desiigner [Listen]". Your EDM. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  4. Kid Millionaire Archived August 24, 2004, at the Wayback Machine. Dim Mak. Retrieved on January 7, 2012.
  5. McIntyre, Hugh. "One Direction's Louis Tomlinson Goes Solo With Steve Aoki Collab 'Just Hold On'". Forbes. Retrieved 2016-12-16.