STEVE AOKI AND LIL UZI VERT RELEASE VISUALS FOR THEIR HIT SINGLE “BEEN BALLIN’”
Click below to Watch “Been Ballin’”
Los Angeles, CA – March 5th, 2018 – Today, 2x Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Steve Aoki and 2x Grammy-nominated rapper Lil Uzi Vert released the music video for their hit single “Been Ballin’”. The video, directed by Ours&Yours and produced by DJay Brawner and Blake Greenbaum from Anthem Films features Aoki and Vert in a digital, pure gold world. The video starts with a head banging performance by Vert and A
ing performances are projected on large screens overlooking the lavish turf.
Aoki is currently on his Kolony North American tour to promote his album Kolony, which debuted at #1 on the Electronic Album charts. His tour is already sold out for the Washington D.C., Portland, ME, Royal Oak, MI, Minneapolis, MN, and Austin, TX and Montreal dates. For a full list of tour dates and a link to purchase tickets click here.
About Steve Aoki:
STEVE AOKI is a 2x Grammy-nominated international producer/DJ, electronic dance music entrepreneur, and founder of the trendsetting record label, events/lifestyle company and apparel line Dim Mak. Since
launching in 1996, Dim Mak Records has become a launchpad for seminal acts such as The Chainsmokers, Bloc Party, The Bloody Beetroots and The Gossip through deftly marketed single and full-length releases and now has well over 900. As a solo artist, AOKI has become a force of nature averaging over 250 tour dates per year. Known for collaborations ranging from Snoop Dogg to Linkin Park to JJ Abrams to Migos and Louis Tomlinson (One Direction), AOKI’s debut artist album was nominated for the Best Electronic/Dance album Grammy while his follow ups NEON FUTURE I & II featured his Gold certified single “Delirious (Boneless)” with Kid Ink. Most recently “Just Hold On” with One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson became a global smash after the pair debuted the song with a performance on X Factor. The song debuted at #1 in 43 countries and has since achieved Gold or Platinum status in 18 countries. AOKI recently received his second Grammy nomination in the Best Music Film category as the subject of the 2016 Netflix Original documentary “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead” which premiered to a sold out audience at the Tribeca Film Festival. Steve has also both donated and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for various charitable organizations including his own AOKI FOUNDATION with a primary goal of supporting organizations in the brain science and research areas with a specific focus on regenerative medicine and brain preservation. Steve Aoki released his latest album Kolony on July 21 (via Dim Mak Records / Ultra Records) debuted at #1 on the Electronic Album charts. Kolony marks Aoki’s first full turn into rap music, with nearly 10 years of hip-hop collaborations, which he describes as “bridging the gap” between genres and is stacked with hard-hitting rhymes from some of the most prominent lyricists today, including Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty, Migos, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, ILOVEMAKONNEN, T Pain, and more.
About Lil Uzi Vert:
LIL UZI VERT is an award winning American hip hop recording artist. Based in Philadelphia, he gained recognition after releasing his RIAA 2x Platinum debut single, “Money Longer”, and several mixtapes, including Luv Is Rage, Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World, and The Perfect Luv Tape. Lil Uzi Vert has also collaborated with Migos on “Bad and Boujee”, which became Lil Uzi Vert’s first US Billboard Hot 100 number-one single. In August 2017, Lil Uzi Vert released his debut RIAA Platinum studio album Luv Is Rage 2, which reached number one on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. Lil Uzi Vert has also been nominated Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance for “Bad and Boujee” in the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.