Happy 25th Birthday, Skrillex! Top 25 Moments, From Baby Pics to Grammys

February 2012 Skrillex is nominated for five Grammy Awards and wins three of them. He's effectively the first electronic music producer to win an award, other than Best Electronic Music Recording, in the history of the awards.

March 15, 2012 Spin Magazine releases an epic feature story written by Neil Strauss, shedding light on the new Grammy winner in ways no one had yet understood the mysterious music maker. It also outs him for dating London's Ellie Goulding. Unfortunately, the relationship won't last through October.

August 12, 2012 Moore switches up his sound and collabs with another megastar DJ, German acid-techno-electro-hop master Boys Noize. The two-song EP from Dog Blood marks an interesting maturation in Moore's production style.

Aug. 28, 2012 Skrillex releases his fourth EP, Make it Bun Dem After Hours, featuring a collaboration with reggae legend Damian Marley. He puts the dub back in his dubstep.

January 2013 Moore shares with the world a first glance at a new Skrillex sound with his fifth EP, Leaving. A total departure from the brostep-y screeches which made him so popular and spawned a million copycats.

January 15, 2012 Hits that watermark age of 25. And holy fucking shit, look at what he's done so far.

What's next?

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