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Posted by rc101 Thursday, November 1, 2018

Steve Aoki Reveals He Wants to Work with CL and Monsta X



In a recent written interview with several Korean news outlets, DJ Steve Aoki expressed his admiration for the achievements of BTS and gratitude for the explosive success of his three collaborations with the group.


“I didn’t know the ‘MIC Drop’ remix version would do that well. I was really surprised at how much the BTS members have grown over the years. Their ‘Love Yourself’ tour was completely sold out. It’s a groundbreaking record that we’ll be able to look back on even 20 years later."


In the interview, Aoki also stated his strong desire to collaborate with more Kpop artists in the future, particularly mentioning his wish to work with rising 7-member group MONSTA X, who Aoki noted, have "phenomenal charm and production skills." MONSTA X's latest full album comeback with aggressive title track 'Shoot Out' has taken 1st place on music show broadcasts, with their music video amassing almost 18 million views on youtube in little more than a week.


”I want to work with MONSTA X and CL. From their social media accounts, MONSTA X’s charm and production skills are phenomenal. CL is one of my close friends and I’m also close to Big Bang’s Seungri. I would love to collaborate with other K-Pop artists next time.”


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Check out the full article on Mwave. Are you excited to see more Kpop collaborations from DJ Steve Aoki?

  1. (Bangtan Boys) BTS
  2. MONSTA X
  3. CL
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BBnaruto Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

I think Aoki really knows how to create music with artists in a way that respects their own unique style. I'm a fan of both CL and Monsta X, so this idea has me excited.

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GhaGha Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Yass please make this happen starship.

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Nouchh Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Why did I have a strong feeling about Monsta X?! <3 Yay!

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Nova_REMIX Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Please do work with CL. Someone has to save her. She’s being landlocked by her company.

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kikiinfinite95 Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Hope to see the update soon🤞

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watashinohana Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Wouldn't that be just awesome to see Steve Aoki and Monsta X collab and to collab with CL too!!!!

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walkertexasrange Thursday, November 1, 2018 6
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Does anyone feel like some of these western artists just want to collab with Kpop idols because kpop fans are much more engaging in terms of social media

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callmetree Thursday, November 1, 2018 1
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Hmm, yeah, some of them, personally I don't get that vibe from Aoki, I think he genuinely likes to work with BTS and is fascinated by the KPOP community.

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walkertexasrange Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Yeah I also liked like SNSD - Mr. Taxi remix

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Soopa_Koopa Thursday, November 1, 2018 1
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Not with Steve. If what he says is true about being good friends with Seungri and CL, then it makes sense to me. He was already VERY successful before the BTS collaboration

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walkertexasrange Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Yes he is. Guess he's appealing to a different audience than his normal EDM fans

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walkertexasrange Thursday, November 1, 2018 1
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Steve aoki's waste on me is trending on the billboard charts only because its featuring BTS.

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holdthisLnoobs Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Yh and there's nothing you can do about it ahahhahahah

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sandybee3 Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

He knows whats good!

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Sehunicron Thursday, November 1, 2018 1
Thursday, November 1, 2018

IDK about this because Monsta X actually has really good music and I don't know if he's even familiar with working with that

Like, has he ever heard a good track before?

I dont' blame him for Mic Drop and Waste it On Me because BTS ruined that regardless, but they didn't make him look "talented" either

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MINMIN06 Friday, November 2, 2018 0
Friday, November 2, 2018

Collabs are just collabs. It would not ruin an artiste's style as a whole.

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MINMIN06 Friday, November 2, 2018 0
Friday, November 2, 2018

Aoki mentioned Bigbang's Seungri too so why allkpop u didn't mention him in your title? Anyways i am so proud and happy that Aoki even considered on working with our amazing boys Monsta X. To hear a western artists dreaming to collab with them instead of the other way round, it just shows that little by little, monsta x is gaining recognition thanks to their personalities and talents. If they were ever to collab, i would support them regardless. This statement right here is my fav part👇

"MONSTA X charms and production skills are phenomenal" -Steve Aoki 2018

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shizun Thursday, November 1, 2018 2
Thursday, November 1, 2018

well well..


Why not less popular groups tho.. There are others with good music too.

It feels like he is going only with the trend, not the music.


Being Aoki, I am 50_50 , if he is genuinely liking Korean artists or the easy to catch fans.

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Koralee87 Thursday, November 1, 2018 1
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Monsta X isn't that popular though. Tbh, I was kinda surprised he mentioned them. I like many of their songs, but their fanbase skews older so they don't get a lot of clicks on their stuff - at least not when compared to NCT, Got7, IKON etc.

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MINMIN06 Friday, November 2, 2018 0
Friday, November 2, 2018

If that is your opinion, then i guess you just confirmed the OP's statement is wrong when she said aoki only goes for the trend and popularity. In your point of view, it would be better for aoki to collab with more popular groups like got7,ikon etc but then that just meant u would rather Aoki to collab based on popularity. If that was the case, then we could just say Steve Aoki is trying to have clout of someone else's fame and then their music will mean nothing. But this is not the case for Aoki since he looked at talents over popularity. He himself said monsta x' charm and production skills are phenomenal so basically he just want music of pure quality, not popularity

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GDMultiFandom Thursday, November 1, 2018 1
Thursday, November 1, 2018

yay! hoping for Monsta X Collab

not really into CL just because yg is a snake.

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Znewie71 Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

So you dint want to see CL collab because you think yg is a snake, dont understand, why is that her fault.

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Anythingyg Thursday, November 1, 2018 2
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Cl works with the big dogs Steve you just got your 1st number one. Lol diplo and skrillex seen giggling I’m here for it tho

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Nova_REMIX Thursday, November 1, 2018 1
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Steve Aoki IS a big dog and I’m sure that CL would love to work with Steve. He’s a great guy with great beats

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Anythingyg Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

I’m fucking joking. I’ve been to his shows and missed cake by a fucking diplo still better tho

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Sarah_mia (Banned) Thursday, November 1, 2018 3
Thursday, November 1, 2018

still sm flop idols are all irrelevant. Poor exoflop and nctflop no A list artists want to work with them. Lmao

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acchan48 Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

get a life honey, cause this is not cute at all

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MINMIN06 Friday, November 2, 2018 0
Friday, November 2, 2018

Lmao u troll need to get a life. Last time you trashed on monsta x, now suddenly bring unrelated groups here. Anyways just watch monsta x, nct and exo rise.. thank u

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Great_Turtle Thursday, November 1, 2018 0
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Yeah right flops ...well if a flop like exo can earn over $750million while touring who damn well cares if their flops....muppet

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