Check out this mini interview on Steve Aoki‘s history behind Dim Mak Records. From his stardom at the tender age of 16 years old, and taking us through his hustle on how he rose to the top 15 years later. He has been responsible for the success of many music artists, including Bloc Party, MSTRKRFT, Klaxons, The Bloody Beetroots and many more. An inspirational video for anyone who’s in the field, you’ll find new respect for Steve Aoki.
Presented by Digi10ve (digilove.com), this is THE FIRST formal video introduction to the history of Dim Mak Records and Steve Aoki’s triumph throughout the past 15 years-
The man who’s behind DIM MAK RECORDS has been credited with launching the careers of some of the most influential acts of the last decade including Bloc Party, The Kills, Klaxons, MSTRKRFT, The Bloody Beetroots, Mystery Jets, The Rakes, The Gossip and more. Since founding the label, he’s stepped into the limelight himself as a DJ, artist and producer with a string of hit singles and remixes for the likes of Michael Jackson, The Killers, Robin Thicke, Lenny Kravitz, Weezer, Chester French, Tiga, All American Rejects, Drake, Chris Cornell & more.
As of late, he’s been seen collaborating with like minded producers ranging from Armand Van Helden to Laidback Luke, Afrojack, The Bloody Beetroots, & Junkie XL and can now be found readying his debut artist album which includes collaborations from the likes of Will.I.Am, Lil Jon, Chiddy Bang, Travis Barker, CSS, Kid Cudi, Blaqstarr and Weezer’s frontman Rivers Cuomo who can be found on the lead single “EARTHQUAKEY PEOPLE”.
Also involved in fashion, Aoki has developed lines for KR3W Apparel, Supra Footwear, headphones for Sol Republic, and his own streetwear line: Dim Mak Collection.