Yes, you read that right. U.S. DJ Steve Aoki is considering giving up the cakes.
"I still can’t help but ask myself… should i stop caking people?”, Aoki told Celebretainment recently. “Will that stop the haters from hating? Stop giving the trolls more content to target me with? I even ask myself, are the cakes and the rafts taking away from the art of my culture, DJing? I’m sure people feel that I am because things I do are not part of the norm.”
It’s no secret that Aoki’s cake endeavours split opinion. To some, it offers ample proof of an amazing stage presence and a larger-than-life personality, while to others (as Aoki acknowledged above), it’s a novelty that’s gone too far.
Either way, what’s especially interesting is that Aoki & co. hire a team of travelling cake members “to get the consistency just right”. So how does Aoki choose who gets caked? “The way I pick who gets caked is generally by who shows me the most energy and is screaming for it the most”.
While we’re unlikely to see Aoki join Mary Berry on Bakeoff any time soon, it’s good to know that he’s firmly dedicated to ‘caking’ his fans with strictly gourmet ingredients. Love him or loathe him, Aoki really is a character like few others in the EDM game.
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