Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki is known for ‘caking’ his music fans, but getting them dressed is his latest move

Steve Aoki is known for ‘caking’ his music fans, but getting them dressed is his latest move

The Grammy-nominated producer and DJ who throws cakes at people — yes, he literally tosses giant sheet cakes into the faces of screaming fans at his packed shows — strolled through the quiet second floor of the men’s building at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills on a mid-October evening, bypassing dressed mannequins and racks of fall clothes. A gathering of his adoring followers, mostly in their 20s and 30s, awaited his arrival at a party downstairs.

The cake-tosser, Steve Aoki, is a multi-hyphenate artist and showman — and an internationally known Champagne sprayer (fans expect to leave his shows drenched in cake crumbs and...

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