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Steve Aoki

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Today we dive deep into the extraordinary world of Steve Aoki, a true visionary in the realm of music and beyond. With nearly 3 billion music streams and a Guinness World Record for being the “Most Traveled Musician in a Single Calendar Year,” Aoki’s journey is nothing short of awe-inspiring. In this captivating conversation, you’ll discover the profound impact of collaboration on creativity and how it has been a driving force behind Steve’s remarkable music career. If you’re eager to explore more of Steve’s wisdom, consider picking up his book, “Blue: The Color of Noise.” It’s a journey you won’t want to miss!


Counting nearly 3 billion music streams to his name, Steve Aoki is a true visionary. Billboard described the 2x-GRAMMY-nominated music producer, artist, fashion designer, entrepreneur, NFT futurist and Dim Mak Records founder as “one of the most in-demand entertainers in the world.” A Guinness World Record holder for the “Most Traveled Musician in a Single Calendar Year,” Aoki has performed at nearly every top festival around the world, including Coachella, Ultra Music Festival, Lollapalooza, Fuji Rock Festival, Tomorrowland and Electric Daisy Carnival. In 2022, Aoki also graced recent covers of Entrepreneur Magazine, Electronic Musician, and Adweek as their “Visionary of the Year.”

"Whatever you do, don't be passive. Don't give the bare minimum. If you're going to do it you have to give as much as possible." @steveaoki  

And now let’s jump into episode 1523 of The School of Greatness!

"When you give, it's so much more powerful than receiving." @steveaoki  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • Collaboration seems to be a recurring theme in your career, from music to fashion to gaming. Can you discuss the power of collaboration and how it has influenced your creative process?
  • You’ve been referred to as a ‘futurist.’ What does being a futurist mean to you, and how does it impact your decision-making and creative process?
  • Collaboration between artists and scientists can lead to groundbreaking discoveries. Can you share any memorable experiences or projects where these two worlds intersected to create something extraordinary?
  • The line between science fiction and science fact is becoming increasingly blurry. How do you think artists and musicians like yourself can help bridge the gap between these two worlds and inspire innovation?
  • You’ve experienced tremendous success as a musician and entrepreneur. What were some of the defining moments or challenges you faced along the way that you believe have shaped your character?

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The profound impact of collaboration on creativity and how it has played a pivotal role in shaping Steve’s incredibly successful music career.
  • What being a ‘futurist’ means to Steve and how this futuristic mindset influences his decision-making and creative process, offering valuable insights for your own endeavors.
  • The remarkable experiences and projects where artists and scientists joined forces, unveiling the transformative potential that emerges at the intersection of these two worlds.
  • How artists and musicians can bridge the gap between science fiction and science fact, inspiring innovation and fostering a deeper connection between imagination and reality.
  • Insights into the defining moments and challenges faced by Steve on his journey to global success, and how these experiences have contributed to shaping his character and resilience.
  • Plus much more…

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