He says of his musical tastes "I was never a typical hip-hop kid. The tapes exist somewhere but hopefully they'll never be found. They decided to start a band and played with other musicians until Gym Class Heroes was formed in He lived off of the money he made from selling paintings before Gym Class Heroes became successful.
Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. McCoy, who was in attendance at the party, took the microphone onstage and started rapping.
Solo career[ edit ] McCoy in McCoy began a solo career in He denied rumors that Gym Class Heroes had broken up, asserting that "Since the inception of Gym Class in , every member has had another musical outlet, if not three or four. This is just another one of those. McCoy released his first solo album, Lazarus on June 8, , after being in the works for a year and a half. He calls the album "The longest, I think, I've spent on a record in my whole career. The album debuted at number 25 on the U.
Billboard chart with sales of 15, copies. S, released in September McCoy is featured on the remix of teen-pop singer Jessica Jarrell's debut single "Up and Running," on the singer's upcoming debut album on Island Records.
A video released on YouTube showed McCoy recording the song. In mid he worked with producer Starsmith and British singer Cheryl Cole for her upcoming album. The title of the track is " I Came to Party ". The music video for the song premiered on Idolator and YouTube on March Other ventures[ edit ] This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources. Contentious material about living people that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately.