Man GooGoo was born in Saigon, Vietnam. Arriving as a child refugee in the U.S. MGG had to endure racial, economic, and social struggles. Being the only asian in school for the first few years of his refuge, he learned how to adjust, adapt, and kick some ass.
Man GooGoo was heavily into Break Dancing at the age of 13. During this time, he won 2 break dance contest and was exposed to the hip hop (gang) lifestyle. MGG went on to learn how to play the guitar at the age of 15. By 19, MGG was an award winning guitarist and had played in a few bands. For the next several years he gained experience with live performances. Performing in bars, clubs, theaters, halls, stadiums and even strip joints, it was a strong opportunity to get experience on the band stand.
Man GooGoo decided to learned how to produce music and make his own beats in 2007. Retiring from playing in bands, he successfully made beats for other artists until summer of 2010 when he decided to be an artist himself. MAN GOOGOO was born.
And now in 2015, after 5 albums, 1 EP, and a few dozen gigs including multiple appearances on multiple stages at the Burning Man festivals in 2011 and 2012, MAN GOOGOO continues to produce music for himself and for other artists. MAN GOOGOO is also venturing into video production. You can see his very first official music video he shot and edited for famous Russian Pop artist Nadeea Volianova. Watch it now!!! It was banned by YouTube. For what reason? Not really sure, but YouTube claims of nudity and sexual content but there is no such thing here. Just a dark story line to a rebellious song.