Skrillex is the performing alias of Sonny John Moore, an electronic music pioneer. Sonny is known as one of the forerunners of dubstep. Skrillex has been making electronic dance music (EDM) since 2010. That year, he released his debut EP, My Name is Skrillex, the precursor to his wildly successful Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.
Since he got his start in EDM, Skrillex has collaborated with the likes of Diplo and Justin Bieber, swept the Grammy Awards (and a nomination for Best New Artist in 2011), and racked up hundreds of millions of music video videos on YouTube.
Want to know how Sonny Moore became the electronic music legend that he is today? Keep reading to find out.