(born October 12, 1977) is a New York City-based entrepreneur, music producer, writer, and conceptual artist.
Matt Goias was born in Edison, New Jersey
and spent his childhood and teenage years living in New Jersey and New York. He began collecting records and djing at the age of 11, and spun in a Manhattan nightclub for the first time at age 14.
As a teenager he went on to co-found the weekly hip-hop party Indie 5000 (along with DJ Max Glazer, artist Stephen “ESPO” Powers, and Ari Forman of On The Go Magazine). With Goias at the helm, Indie 5000 hosted weekly, celebrity, guest DJs including Cipha Sounds
, Peanutbutter Wolf, PF Cuttin, Lord Finesse, DJ Premier
, Kid Capri
, DJ Soul, Lord Sear, and Prince Paul
. At 22 years old, Goias was profiled by Vogue Magazine
and named the “Jack of Clubs” for his work on the cultural scene.
Goias is currently a partner of The Class Trip Corporation
, a marketing entity based in New York City.
In 2003, Goias founded the hit musical group FannyPack
. The band's hit single Cameltoe
described the a female apparel phenomenon and was number one on Carson Daly’s Total Request Live radio show for five consecutive weeks. Signed to Tommy Boy Records
, the group released two critically praised albums. The first was 2003’s So Stylistic
, which was followed in 2005 by See You Next Tuesday
. By 2005, the band had performed in 15 countries and received hundreds of articles in... Read More