Lead vocalist, guitarist, and main songwriter for the the New York-based band Vampire Weekend, a band that became known for the hits "A-Punk," "Cousins," and "Diane Young."
He founded Vampire Weekend in 2006. He has also been involved with the hip hop group L'Homme Run.
He and Vampire Weekend recorded their third album, Modern Vampires of the City, in 2013.
He was raised in Northern New Jersey with his sister Emma Koenig. He began dating actress Rashida Jones in 2017. They secretly welcomed their first child, a son named Isaiah Jones, in August of 2018.
He has covered Paul Simon 's song "Papa Hobo."