The third child of Rocky Aoki, who was a wrestler and the founder of the Benihana restaurant chain, Steve Aoki has made a name for himself as a DJ, record producer and music executive. Aoki is known for his entertaining live performances where he will crowd surf and share cake with attendees. He spins electronic dance music as well as hip hop, electro house and trap. One of his most famous tracks is "In Da House," a collaboration with Zuper Blahq, aka known as will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas. Steve is not just a DJ; he is also an entertainer and iconic figure who started off playing in a makeshift underground venue.
From Underground to Mainstream
Some of the most successful musical entrepreneurs got their start in unglamorous venues and circumstances. While Steve Aoki was studying for his undergraduate degrees at UC Santa Barbara, he was also gaining an audience by producing his own records and performing concerts for students in what became known as the Pickle Patch, a property adjacent to the campus. When he was still in his early 20s, Aoki ended up founding his first record label, Dim Mak. Now he is also a philanthropist whose foundation focuses on disaster relief efforts and brain research. He has appeared on television shows as himself, including Punk'd. He has also been nominated for several awards, including a Grammy.
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Where is Steve Aoki playing?
Steve Aoki tours are known for spanning 250 events in one year. Like other EDM DJs, he makes appearances at the most popular music festivals like Coachella in Indio, Calif., and Amnesia in Ibiza, Spain. He also spins at stadiums like Sun Trust Park and T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
What artists has Steve Aoki collaborated with?
Aoki's collaborations include Travis Barker, Nicki Minaj and Linkin Park. The collaboration with Linkin Park resulted in the song "A Light That Never Comes" on the band's album Recharged. This track was featured in the movie Expendables 3.
What can I expect from Steve Aoki?
When Aoki hits the stage, you can expect a party. You can expect to be entertained as he will spin tracks from his collaborations with popular music artists LMFAO, Kid Cudi and Fall Out Boy. He always brings a cake to throw at the audiences. He is also still crowd surfing. As his career continues to thrive, he is known to add other acrobatics to his shows.
How long is a Steve Aoki concert?
The length of a Steve Aoki performance depends on the number of artists who are also performing. Sometimes he is given a one-hour set. Other times, he is allowed to spin for three hours or more.
Is Steve Aoki coming to a city near me?
Chances are high a Steve Aoki tour will be coming to a city near you. Popular cities for DJs like Aoki are Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Atlanta. There are also plenty of international destinations added to his schedule on a yearly basis.
Will Steve Aoki tour in 2019?
In 2019, Steve Aoki will tour. He has stadium tour stops as well as music festivals stops. When the weather heats up, many DJs like Aoki make at least one appearance at the Wet Republic Ultra Pool in Las Vegas.
What other DJs sound like Steve Aoki?
For those who enjoy the sounds of Steve Aoki, David Guetta, Tiesto and Afrojack are three others worth checking out, too.Back to Top
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