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Moby

Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), known by his stage name Moby, is an American musician (mostly using guitar), DJ, and photographer. He is well known for his sample-based electronic music, vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights. Moby gained attention in the early 1990s with his electronic dance music work, which dabbled in the techno and breakbeat hardcore (also known as "rave") genres. With his fifth studio album, the electronica and house-influenced Play, he gained international success. Originally released in mid-1999 to an unflattering response, it re-entered the charts in early 2000 and slowly became an unexpected hit, producing eight singles and eventually selling over 10 million copies worldwide. Moby followed the album in 2002 with 18, which was also successful, selling over 5 million copies worldwide and receiving mostly positive reviews, though some criticized it for being too similar to Play. His next offer, 2005's mostly upbeat Hotel was a stylistic departure, incorporating more alternative rock elements than previous albums, and received mixed reviews. However, it still sold around 2 million copies worldwide. After 2008's dance-influenced Last

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Moby -- Sells Crazy Small Apartment for CRAZY Big Profit

Moby
Sells Crazy Small Apt. for Crazy Big Profit

Dance music maven Moby has a hidden skill we never knew about -- he's a baller in the real estate game ... and has a huge stack of cash to prove it after unloading a tiny New York City… READ MORE >

Moby -- I Can Celebrate My 9/11 Birthday Again

Moby
I Can Celebrate My 9/11 Birthday Again

Birthdays for Moby are bittersweet -- because the native New Yorker was born on September 11, 1965 ... and he told us yesterday it took him a few years after 9/11 to begin to celebrate his… READ MORE >

- 1048 days ago
Moby -- I Gave Acid-Tripping Home Intruder $20

Moby
I Gave Acid-Tripping Home Intruder $20

Moby has officially achieved new, unparalleled levels of chillness -- not only did he NOT call the cops on the guy who broke into his house tripping balls on acid, he even gave him a sweater ...… READ MORE >

- 1256 days ago
Moby and Lady Gaga -- Connected Through Burlesque

Moby and Lady Gaga
Connected Through Burlesque

Moby -- the DJ -- claims he knew Lady Gaga way before she became a world famous superstar ... because the two of them used to hang out at Burlesque clubs together back in NY. Moby was out in L.A.… READ MORE >

- 1309 days ago

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