Ookay

About Ookay

One of the most impressive young leaders of the American dance music scene, California-based Ookay (pronounced ?okay?) exploded onto the scene when both his freshman and sophomore releases on Ultra Records charted in the top 10 on Beatport. Since then, he?s shown no sign of slowing donw, genres, reflecting influences as varied as Borgore, Diplo, DJ Snake, Showtek, Deorro TJR, Boaz Van de Beatz, Valentino Kahn, Waveracer, Cashmere Cat, Lindsay Lowend, Skrillex, Lido, And Wiwek while always returning to a hard hitting trap beat.nThe producer and DJhas racked up credits and quickly made a name for himself with remixes of tracks like Congrorock?s ?Bless Di Nation Ft. Sean Paul? and Steve Aoki, Chris Lake & Tujamo?s ?Boneless?. Ookay teamed up with iconic producer Diplo to remix Avicii?s ›ou Make Me?, and his recent remix of ?Kanye? by the Chainsmokers on Republic/Dim Mak Records layers his signature mix of dance music and hip-hop over fluttering pop vocals. His side project Coaster serves as an outlet for his love of alternative dance and house music, proving Ookay tob e no one-trick trap pony.nHis much-anticipated spring single ?Bouncer?, produced with the venerable Dutch duo Showtek, hit the top 3 Beatport overall chart afte rits March 2014 release and was a staple on summer festival stages across the country. Ookay has also quickly become known as a charismatic performer both on and off stage, appearing at venues like EDC Las Vegas, Electric Zoo, Red Rocks, and TomorrowWorld. His live shows are known fors leek transitions, sensitive song slections, and entertaining MC?ing from the booth. He?s also no slouch on Twitter, commenting on everything from the struggle to Shazam an unknown song to LA?s Korean BBQ scene.nIt?s no surprise that Ghost, out November 10 on Dim Mak Records, is one of the most exciting dance music releases of the fall. Promised to be ?a blend of listening tracks as well as club bangers?, it fulfills that goal. Ghost is one of the too-rare records that will bring you from your morning commute, with the mediative ?Ghost? and ?Matters?, to 4 AM on the dance floor losing it to ?Egg Drop Soup?.nThe Ghost Tour this fall and winter is sure to blow up dance floors across America, and truly solidify Ookay?s status as one of America?s premier oung electronic artists. With support from such icons as Showtek and Diplo as well as TiÎsto, Steve Aoki, Major Lazer, Borgore, Nervo, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Deorro, TJR, Krewella and more, it seems certain that Ookay?s star will only continue to rise.n
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