Steve Aoki – Bio
Steve Aoki is an American musician, record producer and music executive. He is widely known as a musician. He is an electro house musician. Aoki was entitled as the highest grossing dance icon by the PollStar in 2012. He was born in Florida and grew up in California. He completed his graduation in 1995. He was also very good badminton player of his College. He used to run his own music studio in his college and also used to arrange underground shows through it. He is the third child of Japanese parents. He had raised Asian culture inside him because of his parents. Aoki was also a student of University of California and successfully graduated from there with 2 BAs.
Aoki was nominated for the Grammy Award for his studio album “Wonderland” back in 2013 “Best dance and electronica music” category. Wonderland was also in the top of the Billboard chart in the following year. He has also topped charted through his big hit albums. In 2014, his album Neon Future part-I was released and placed on the #1 in the Dance/electronica Music chart in the USA. The second part of this album was placed 93rd in the list of Ultratop 200 Album Chart in Belgium.
One of the tracks from his Neon Future album was also used in the movie called “The Hive”. It was a horror movie released in 2015. Aoki, himself was the creator of that soundtrack and also was an executive producer. The latest documentary is coming to its way where Aoki will play the central role.
Aoki is also the founder and owner of his own charitable fund organization, that raises money for the Global Humanitarian relief. In 1996, at the age of 20, Aoki has opened his own recording label and named it Dim Mak. He also used to help other electro house musicians through that label company. He also became the board member of a music-based non-profit organization called Music Is Revolution Foundation owned by Michael Davis. This foundation used to provide full support for music education to many public schools.
In 2008, Aoki debuted with his mixed album “Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles”. Aoki has gained a huge fame and fan base through his amazing remixes. He remixed many well-known musicians and bands like Jackson 5, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, The Killer, Lenny Kravitz and many more. In 2010, he released “I Am In The House” with Zuper Blahq. In 2013, Aoki also released “A Light That Never Comes” with the Linkin Park. He was nominated for the World Music Award and the Grammy Award in 2012 and 2013 back to back. He won Dj Award in 2007, Billboard awards in 2008. The latest award he won was, the MTV Latin Award in 2015.
So far we have came to know that Aoki is a successful musician, executive producer and music director. He has proved that he is a multi-talented guy in the industry.