Known for his formal inventiveness and originality, Juan Miguel Villar, who records under the mononym Tali Goya a/k/a Tali, is a Dominican born recording artist raised in New York City, New York.
Tali Goya uses a mix of English and Spanish lyrics on hip-hop beats to convey what he observed growing up in Washington Height's drug culture. In 2105 He began building a cult following after releasing "Comida De Perro" (a sixteen song EP) and after being featured on viral songs like "Tamo Lindo" and "Flow Cabron. The success was with the music was short-lived due to a 2014 charge. New York City detectives found Tali Goya in the possession of controlled substances, he accepted a plea deal where he was sentenced to serve a one year term at Rikers Island. He has continued to build his fan base since his release from jail with songs like "Blanco Y Negro", "Que Vivan Lo Tiger" and "Que Fue". The artist latest project "Que Vivan Lo Tiger" features ten songs that capture's the essence of, now dubbed, "Trap" music.