Steve Aoki Spills On Why He Collaborated With (G)I-DLE For The “NXDE Remix”

“When I see what they’re doing…”

DJ Steve Aoki is no stranger to collaborating with K-Pop groups to create addictive songs.

Steve Aoki | @steveaoki/Instagram

Some of the K-Pop artists he’s worked with include A.C.E


And, of course, BTS.

Steve Aoki has often been vocal about K-Pop artists’ talent, admiring their work ethic and connection to their fans. Like when he showered BTS with praise for their immense skills.

I think most artists could learn from that. [BTS] can dance and sing and they have a really interesting look. They represent the future. I love being around them and the inspiration I get working around them.

— Steve Aoki


Most recently, Steve Aoki and (G)I-DLE did a collaboration remix of the girl group’s recent hit “NXDE.”

(G)I-DLE | @G_I_DLE/Twitter

“NXDE” made waves in the K-Pop world as (G)I-DLE used the song to break down “stereotypes” and to promote the acceptance of your authentic self.

Like our previous albums, this one is to beat the stereotypes.

— Soyeon

(G)I-DLE’s Soyeon presenting the concept for “NXDE” 

In a recent interview with Distractify, Steve Aoki shared that he “loved” the song when (G)I-DLE first reached out about a possible collaboration.

They hit me up to do a remix of “NXDE.” I heard it and I loved it.

— Steve Aoki

| @G_I_DLE/Twitter

The talented DJ added that he is “happy to support them,” given their impressive messages and way of using their art to “culture a lot of people.”

When I see what they’re doing with their dances with their songs, they have something very unique, something very special. They have this ability to really culture a lot of people, so I’m happy to support them.

— Steve Aoki

Fans couldn’t be more grateful for Steve Aoki’s support of the group, pleased he recognized (G)I-DLE’s powerful message.

You can listen to the remix of “NXDE” here.

You can read more about “NXDE” here.

Here’s Why (G)I-DLE Is Smashing Stereotypes As Naked Blondes For Their “Nxde” Comeback

Source: Distractify


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