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When he was 16 years old, Saporta "joined his first band-- the appropriately titled Humble Beginnings" as a bass player.
While in college at Rutgers University, he started the pop punk band Midtown.
He's so comfortable with his music that he makes the concept of selling out seem arcane, a threadbare relic of the pre-digital world, where success -- and the fakery that inevitably went along with it -- was something to be embarrassed about. "Yeah, it was awesome," the 32-year-old says, grinning.
"Punk is dead." Cobra Starship's fourth full-length, Night Shades, was released late last summer, a collection of radio-friendly jams that includes the double-platinum single, "You Make Me Feel...
Midtown encountered legal troubles with its first label after releasing its second album.
Crush later went on to launch Cobra Starship with Saporta.
In response to this renewed interest, Midtown reunited for a secret show in Brooklyn and to headline the Skate & Surf Festival in Asbury Park, NJ in 2014.
Saporta has hosted and been a correspondent for various music-related TV shows including being a presenter at the VMAs, a US correspondent for The EMAs and BBC1, and hosting several countdown shows on Fuse.
In March 2013, Gabe Saporta was featured on "Make It Out This Town," the first single by American rapper Eve's fourth album Lip Lock.
The universe is speaking to Gabe Saporta, and he's listening.
Over an afternoon snack of heart-shaped cookies from Billy's Bakery -- a Valentine's Day gift from his girlfriend, designer Erin Fetherston -- the lanky singer from synth-rock all-stars Cobra Starship explains as much. "I'm just like, 'Man, I work so much harder than other people, I'm smarter, I'm nicer -- why don't I get more successful?
On his Beats1 Radio show in November 2015, Gabe Saporta announced that he would no longer be performing or putting out new music.