Full Name: Steven Hiroyuki
Birth date: November 30th, 1977
Genre: Electro House
Did you know?!
Steve Aoki performs an average of 250 shows a year.
How did he get started?
Steve Aoki founded his own label, Dim Mark records, in 1996. He teamed up for a duo with Blake Miller under “Weird Science” and produced remixes. He released his debut mix album Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles in 2008.
Steve Aoki remixed many artists and bands, among which 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, and Peaches.
Moreover, 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.
Steve Aoki performs an average of 250 shows a year. In 2009, he released a remix for Drake’s song “Forever,” featuring Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem. The track made it to the top of Hype Machine’s chart two months later. In March 2010, Aoki released “I’m in the House”, a collaboration with Zuper Blahq, the alter-ego of Black Eyed Peas singer Will.I.Am.
Steve Aoki’s latest solo album, Wonderland, was released in 2012 and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance Album. Furthermore, he recently started touring with production via bus tours like the spring 2012 Deadmeat Tour. He topped more than 55 cities in 60 dates across the United States and Canada.
Steve Aoki ended up in 6th place in the 2013 America’s Best DJ competition. Later on, he collaborated with Linkin Park on the song “A Light That Never Comes” which was included on the remix album, Recharged 18. Several remixes of the song were added on the January 2014 digital download EP A Light That Never Comes (Remixes).