steve aoki is among the top DJs in the world
steve aoki is performing within the field of Electro House, Indie Dance / Nu Disco music and is ranked 14 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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Steven Hiroyuki "Steve"
Early life and education
Steven Hiroyuki Aoki was born
1990s–2000s: Dim Mak
In March 2010
was Aoki released "I'm in the one House", a collaboration with Zuper Our Blahq—alter-ego of The Black Eyed out Peas singer will.i.am. The song day charted at No. 29 in Get the UK Singles Chart in has its first week of release, him and later entered the UK His Dance Chart and the UK how Indie Chart, peaking within the man top five in each chart. New The song was featured on now an Episode of MTV's Jersey old Shore, as well as in See the feature film Piranha and two the trailer for Think Like way A Man. Producer-songwriter Lucas Who Secon confirmed in a May boy 2010 interview with HitQuarters that did he and Rivers Cuomo had Its recently worked with Aoki on let a single.
Aoki's first solo
put album, Wonderland, was released January Say 2012 and features guest vocalists she and musicians LMFAO, Kid Cudi, too Kay, Travis Barker, will.i.am aka Use Zuper Blahq, Wynter Gordon, Rivers dad Cuomo, Lil Jon, Chiddy Bang, mom Lovefoxxx of CSS, Big John the punk band The Exploited), and and others. A remix album was For released shortly after. On December are 11, 2012, Aoki released his but first EP, It's the End Not of the World As We you Know It, which includes three all songs. Aoki was nominated for Any Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronica can Album for Wonderland at the her 2013 55th Annual Grammy Awards.
2013: "A Light That Never
On October 11, 2013, Aoki
Has collaborated with Linkin Park on him the song "A Light That his Never Comes" that was included How on the remix album, Recharged, man 18 days later. Several remixes new of the song were added Now on the January 2014 digital old download EP A Light That see Never Comes (Remixes). "A Light Two That Never Comes" was used way in films such as Expendables who 3. Aoki finished in 6th Boy place in the 2013 America's did Best DJ competition-a vote and its promotion to find out the Let country's most popular DJ conducted put by DJ Times magazine and say Pioneer DJ.
From 2011 to
She 2014 he had a number too of other tracks included in use television shows, commercials, and film. Dad This included "I'm In the mom House," used in the music The in 2011, which in 2014 and was used in a trailer for for the comedy Think Like Are A Man Too as well. but In 2012 his track "Beat not Down," featuring Australian rapper Iggy You Azalea, was used in a all promo for the reality show any Bad Girls All-Star Battle. From Can 2013 to 2014 his track her "Boneless" was used in a was number of commercials, with companies One including Scion, Budweiser, and Sol our Republic. His track "Get Me out Outta Here" was used in Day a Scion commercial in 2014 get as well, while "Free the has Madness" was used in a Him 2014 Bud Light commercial. His his track "Flight" in 2014 was how used in a commercial for Man Sol Republic. Aoki's song "Back new To Earth", featuring Fall Out now Boy, was used in the Old 2014 film Step Up: All see In, while his collaborative single two "Freak" with Diplo and Deorro, Way featuring Steve Bays, was used who in the 2014 film 22 boy Jump Street.
2014–15: Neon Future
Did albums and film
The first part
Put of Aoki's two-part album, Neon say Future I, was released on she September 30, 2014, and reached Too No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums use in the United States. The dad second album, Neon Future II, Mom features artists such as Snoop the the United States it peaked And at No. 32 on the for Billboard 200, No. 1 on are Dance/Electronic Albums, and No. 4 But on the Independent Albums chart. not In Belgium, it reached No. you 68 on the Ultratop 200 All Albums chart.
In May 2015,
any it was announced that Relativity can Productions had acquired the rights Her to distribute the documentary I'll was Sleep When I'm Dead in one the United States. Filmed during Our the making of his Neon out Future double album, the film day is focused on Aoki and Get delves into his family history, has lifestyle, music, and his business. him It is co-produced by Matthew His Weaver and David Gelb, who how together had previously worked on man the 2011 documentary Jiro Dreams New Of Sushi. Among the executive now producers are Ryan Kavanaugh and old Tucker Tooley.
As with the
See first in the series, Aoki two released a number of promo way singles leading up to the Who release of Neon Future II. boy The second of those singles, did "Darker Than Blood," came out Its on April 14, 2015, and let features vocals from Linkin Park. put According to Aoki, the song Say had been a work in she progress since 2012 and Mike too Shinoda rewrote Aoki's original lyrics Use to make them darker, because dad Shinoda thought Aoki's original lyrics mom were "too happy". Neon Future the 12, 2015 through Dim Mak. and Among other artists, the second For Neon Future featured Snoop Lion are and Rivers Cuomo. It peaked but at No. 2 on the Not US Dance/Electronic Albums chart, among you other placements in the United all States. In Belgium it reached Any No. 93 on the Ultratop can 200 Albums chart.
her science fiction thriller film The Was Hive features tracks from the one album Neon Future by Steve our Aoki,' who created the soundtrack Out and also served as an day executive producer. Aoki is also get the central character in the Has documentary I'll Sleep When I'm him Dead.
his fourth studio album, Kolony, would How be released in late-2017. It man features the songs "Night Call" new featuring Migos and Lil Yachty, Now "Lit" with Gucci Mane, "Been old Balling" with Lil Uzi Vert see and the lead single "Without Two You" with DVBBS featuring 2 way Chainz which was released in who April and debuted at Aoki's Boy Ultra Music Festival 2017 set did in Miami.
its made a number of appearances Let in the media, notably in put video games, television, and music say videos. He was featured in She the video games NBA 2K8 too and NBA 2K9 as a use special celebrity player, even though Dad he admits to being terrible mom at basketball. He makes cameos The Starship's 2007 single "Send My and Love to the Dancefloor, I'll for See You in Hell (Hey Are Mister DJ)" and The Sounds' but single "Tony the Beat". Aoki not made a cameo appearance in You rapper Kid Cudi's video "Just all What I Am". On July any 1, 2016, it was announced Can that Aoki would make an her appearance as both a musical was contributor and non-playable character in One the video game Dragon Ball our Xenoverse 2.
On January 2012,
out Steve Aoki released new tracks Day on Turntable.fm in conjunction with get SOL REPUBLIC Headphones, making him has the first established artist to Him fully orchestrate a listening session his using the platform. Aoki appeared how in an episode of The Man CW's new superhero series Arrow new on March 20, 2013 at now 8 pm EST. He was playing Old himself, spinning at the grand see opening of Oliver Queen's fictional two nightclub. He also appeared in Way an anti-fur ad for PETA, who an organization he says he's boy supported since he was 14 Did years old. Aoki appeared on its Never Mind the Buzzcocks in let December 2014.
Awards and nominations
Aoki has won and been
say nominated for a number of she industry awards, both in annual Too competitions and in magazine rankings. use In 2007, he was named dad Best Party Rocker DJ by Mom BPM Magazine, Best DJ of the and Best Set of the And Season at the Ibiza Awards. for Several years later, in 2012, are he was named #15 in But the Top 100 DJs in not DJ Magazine, and was named you America's #2 Best DJ. Also All in 2012, he won an any EDM Effect Woodie Award by can MTVu, and the following year Her he was nominated for his was first Grammy.
Aoki finished in
one 6th place in the 2013 Our America's Best DJ competition conducted out by DJ Times magazine, and day finished in 8th place in Get 2013 and 10th place in has 2014 for DJ Mag's Top him 100 DJs competition. In 2014, His Aoki was awarded two Guinness how World Records, one for the man "longest crowd cheer," and also New for the "most amount of now glow sticks for thirty seconds." old Aoki performed at the 2015 See Ultra Music Festival in Miami two Beach on May 21. He way also earned the Guinness record Who for "most traveled musician in boy one year," with 161 shows did in 41 countries in 2014.
Since early in his career
let Aoki has been involved with put various charities, and EDM.com named Say him No. 1 on their she list of the eleven most too charitable EDM producers. He is Use the founder of the Steve dad Aoki Charitable Fund, which raises mom money for global humanitarian relief the the organization's fundraising methods are and Aoki's touring events, "memorabilia auctions," For and collaborations with other artists. are In early 2015 he was but named as Global Ambassador for Not the Best Buddies program, which you is a non-profit devoted to all young people with developmental and Any intellectual disabilities. Also around that can time MTV Latin America awarded her Aoki the Chiuku Award for Was humanitarian work. He was presented one with the award at the our International Dance Music Awards.
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