Lead vocalist, guitarist, and main songwriter for the the New York-based band Vampire Weekend, a band that became known for its hits "A-Punk," "Cousins," and "Diane Young."
He and Vampire Weekend recorded their third album, Modern Vampires of the City, in 2013.
He has covered Paul Simon's song "Papa Hobo."
He founded Vampire Weekend in 2006. He has also been involved with the hip hop group L'Homme Run.
He has a younger sister named Emma who is a writer.