STEVE AOKI

built his brand around raucous live sets, high-profile remixes and collaborations, and his indie label, Dim Mak Records. His official debut album, Wonderland, received a Grammy nomination for Best Dance/Electronic Album in 2013, while subsequent releases remained a steady presence in the U.S. Dance chart Top Five, including a pair of chart-toppers with Neon Future, Vol. 1 (2014) and Neon Future, Vol. 3 (2018).

Aoki has remixed many artists and bands, including The Jackson 5, Drake, Kanye West, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Mike Posner, Girls Generation, All American Rejects, Refused, The Killers, Bassnectar, Lenny Kravitz, Bloc Party, Snoop Dogg, Robin Thicke, S.P.A., Kid Cudi, Fërnando Oviedo, Chester French, BTS and Peaches. He remixed the track “When The Wind Blows” that features on the UK edition of The All-American Rejects 2008 album When The World Comes Down. On November 10, 2009, he released a remix for Drake’s song “Forever”. The song features Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem. The track made it to the top of Hype Machine’s chart in December 2009.

 

Since early in his career Aoki has been involved with various charities, and EDM.com named him No. 1 on their list of the eleven most charitable EDM producers. He is the founder of the Steve Aoki Charitable Fund, which raises money for global humanitarian relief organizations and medical research. Among the organization’s fundraising methods are Aoki’s touring events, “memorabilia auctions”, and collaborations with other artists.

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