Steve Aoki Buys An E-Sports Team


SAN DIEGO (CelebrityAccess) — Electronic Dance Music producer, DJ and label founder Steve Aoki has branched out into the burgeoning world of e-sports with an investment into European electronic gaming team Rogue.

Aoki announced he had taken a controlling stake in the team during an appearance at TwitchCon, a convention held by the streaming video service. A subsequent press release stating that he intends to play a role in both management and brand development for the team.

The financial terms of Aoki's ownership stake were not disclosed. Aoki is one of the most successful DJ/Producers in EDM and is the founder of Dim Mak records.

“As many of my fans know, I’ve been a gamer all my life and have been getting more and more involved in esports. I can finally take my love for gaming to the next level as an owner of Rogue, the professional esports team,” Aoki told ESPN's Jacob Wolf. – Staff Writers