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Michael Alig (born South Bend, Indiana, April 29, 1966) is the co-founding member of the Club Kids, a group of young clubgoers led by Alig and his long-time best friend James St. James in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 1996, Alig pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Andre "Angel" Melendez in a confrontation over a drug debt.


Alig moved to New York to attend college at Fordham University from which he later dropped out. He began working at Danceteria in 1983 as a bus boy. A natural at throwing parties with few or no resources he soon began to rise in New York's party scene. Alig was mentored by socialite James St. James and club owner Peter Gatien while rising in popularity and prominence in the national underground club scene. Alig was also influential in the early promotion of his then boyfriend DJ Keoki who studied under DJ Brian Telfair, top DJ at the time in Alig's and Gatien's clubs,[citation needed] most notably the New York club The Limelight, owned by Gatien and designed by Ari Bahat. In Sept 1995 the Limelight was closed by the police on suspicion of drug trafficking, but subsequently reopened several times during the 1990s. In September 2003, it reopened under the name "Avalon".
Alig's other protA(C)gA(C)s included Gitsie, Jennytalia, Robert "Freez" Riggs, Richie Rich, Charlie "Dash" Prestano, Amanda Lepore, RuPaul, and many other Club Kid personalities[citation needed]. The Club Kids' outrageousness resulted in their appearing on the news and the television talk show circuita??they appeared on the Geraldo Rivera show five times.
Andre "Angel" Melendez worked at the Limelight, and after the bar's closure by federal agents, Melendez was fired. With no job he moved into Alig's apartment. Increasingly affected by substance abuse, Alig and his friend Robert "Freeze" Riggs murdered Melendez after an argument over many things including a long-standing drug debt. Alig has claimed many times that he was so high on drugs that the events are qu

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Andy Warhol’s Superstars and the Invention of Downtown New York

Club kid king Michael Alig understood the power of this preemptive performance when he crowned his boyfriend Keoki a “Superstar DJ.” As Keoki told me, “Michael was like, ‘You should call yourself Superstar DJ.’ And I thought, ‘Well that’s ...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:16 am

Club Kid Killer getting back into party biz

Michael Alig is back in business. The onetime kingpin of New York nightlife — who served nearly 17 years in jail for killing one of his infamous “Club Kids” — completes his probation on Wednesday and has been hired by downtown club the Rumpus Room ...
Posted: November 27, 2016, 5:11 pm

Miley Cyrus Felt Sexualized Back When She Was Being Ratchet

Ugh, people sexualize EVERYTHING! Miley has revealed that she’s decided to tone down looking like the long lost love child of Michael Alig and 2001 Madonna a la her “Music” video because it became too predictable and she felt sexualized, saying ...
Posted: July 14, 2017, 10:07 am
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