Moby Says He Invented Both the iPod & iPhone: 'Apple Laughed at Me…'

Move over, Steve Jobs.  According to Moby, he invented Apple’s iconic products:  the iPod and the iPhone.

Do musicians have the right filters installed?

In an interview with New York Magazine several weeks ago, veteran record producer Quincy Jones made numerous extraordinary claims.  Among other things, he claimed that Michael Jackson stole songs from Donna Summer.  After stating a Chicago mobster had killed JFK, Jones said that he had once dated Ivanka Trump.  Calling The Beatles ‘the worst musicians in the world,’ he lambasted Ringo Starr’s dismal musical ability.  Finally, denouncing the state the music industry, Jones claimed that his greatest musical innovation was everything he had ever done.

After speaking with his daughters, Quincy Jones issued a formal public apology.

Now, in a new interview, another noteworthy figure in the music industry has made his own outrageous claims.

Steve who?  Did Moby really put Apple on the map?

This year, the iconic Moby has already made several fantastic declarations.

Last month, he claimed that the CIA trusted him with information about Donald Trump and Russia.  According to Moby, the secretive intelligence agency asked him to post news about the alleged collusion on Instagram.  In a promo run for his latest album, he told a Louisville radio station,

Of course, he didn’t provide any evidence to back up his claim.

As part another promo run, Moby spoke with The Guardian’s Sophie Heawood.  After she called him a music pioneer, the EDM producer discussed a conversation he allegedly once had with Apple.  After the company launched iTunes, he told Apple executive Jimmy Dickson that his company would need an MP3 player.  Once its Newton device failed miserably, Moby insisted that Apple keep trying.

In regards to his declaration, Moby stated beforehand that most people may not believe his outlandish declaration.

Of course, as with the CIA claim, Moby didn’t provide any pro to back up his claims.

 


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