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Steve Aoki
Most Creative People

Steve Aoki

DJ/Producer, Dim Mak | Los Angeles, CA

Most Creative People

Steve Aoki is a Grammy-nominated electronic dance music DJ, producer, and entrepreneur, known for his high-impact, experiential live performances. He's also the founder of the record label, lifestyle company, and apparel line Dim Mak, which has helped launch bands like Bloc Party, Klaxons, and the Gossip. Aoki has spend much of his career on tour, averaging more than 250 tour dates per year, and he regularly ranks among the highest-paid DJs in the world (alongside Diplo and Skrillex). Aoki is also known for his interests in technology and futurism, incorporating both themes into his music and performance work. His fourth artist album, Neon Future Odyssey (2015) celebrates his technological interests and even features a song called "Singularity." A documentary about his life, I'll Sleep When I'm Dead, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2016.

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