DJ Steve Aoki

Japanese American Steve Aoki. The man behind Dim Mak Records who founded artists from British sensation Bloc Party, The Kills, The Gossip, Klaxons and many more also is the same man behind the production moniker Weird Science that has remixed Peaches, Snoop Dogg and Bloc Party. Under his own name, Aoki has remixed Duran Duran and Timbaland as well as produced original work with internationally renowned producer, Junkie XL. In 1996, he launched a Dim Mak clothing line. He is endorsed and has pro-models with headphone maker WESC and skateboarding shoe company Supra.

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He is the son of Rocky Aoki, a former Japanese Olympic wrestler and the founder of the Benihana (restaurant). Rocky Aoki recently passed away. Steve Aoki is also the brother of actress/model Devon Aoki. For both video games NBA 2K8 and NBA 2K9, Steve Aoki shows up as a special celebrity player.

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