Papi Gordo was born on January 3, 1991 in Guatemala City, but he was raised in Frederick, Maryland, United States. He attended Walkersville High School in Walkersville, Maryland. When he was just 16 years old, he started playing at small clubs in and around his hometown of Frederick.
The one and only GORDO, otherwise known as Carnage, DJ Carnage, and Thirty Rack, is a Guatemalan-American record producer and disc jockey extraordinaire. His live performances at world-renowned music festivals such as Tomorrowland and Ultra Music Festival are the stuff of legend.