Things are coming up roses for Moby: not only is the musician and apocalyptic photographer the proud owner of a castle in the Hollywood Hills, but he just sold a memoir about his humble beginnings in the East Village. And he just unloaded his Nolita apartment.
Here’s the description of the memoir, from Publishers Marketplace.
Musician Moby’s memoir, covering the ten year period beginning in the late 1980s through the recording of his seminal album PLAY, including relocating to the East Village in the midst of the crack and AIDS epidemic, and the rise of EDM (electronic dance music) and his unique vantage point as a white vegan in a predominantly black and Hispanic art form, to Scott Moyers at Penguin Press, and Lee Brackstone at Faber & Faber’s Faber Social, by Daniel Greenberg at Levine Greenberg Rostan.
Meanwhile, TMZ reports that Moby has sold his 950-square-foot Mott Street apartment for $2.05 million.
It isn’t the first time he’s turned a profit on a downtown pad: in 2012, he sold his other apartment, in Noho, for $5.8 million.
Congrats, Moby! Like the rat in the “Saints” video, you’ve officially made it out of the LES. But remember: Mo’ money, Mo’ problems.