He quoted a famous verse by rapper Grandmaster Flash: "New York, New York.
Big city of dreams, but everything in New York ain't always what it seems." Shocked friends gathered outside Goldstein's Lafayette St.
Just last Sunday, Goldstein threw out the first pitch at the Mets game at Citi Field.
His last Twitter message was posted three days ago.
Cops and FDNY workers found the body about p.m., police said.
Goldstein's death comes less than a year after he barely survived a plane crash with buddy and musical collaborator Travis Barker, the former drummer for Blink-182.
Goldstein last performed on Tuesday in Atlantic City at club Dusk, a venue in which he was an owning partner, and was scheduled to DJ tonight in Las Vegas. He had a heart of gold and was one of the kindest, funniest and most talented men I have ever met.” In his own last post on Twitter, dated Tuesday, August 25, DJ AM quoted a Grandmaster Flash song: “New York, New York.in his apartment."I would deejay until 2 a.m., go get drugs and stay up until 10 in the morning doing drugs in my apartment," Goldstein told People in 2005."Then I would wake up and eat like a beast. Goldstein subsequently dated a number of starlets, including actress Mandy Moore and model Jessica Stam.A slew of celebrities reacted to Goldstein's sudden death on Twitter."I'm stunned.As word spread of Goldstein’s death, his friends took to Twitter to mourn and pay tribute, from Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz to John Mayer : Pete Wentz:“R. He collaborated with various artists including Travis Barker of Blink-182.Goldstein was born in Philadelphia in 1973, and struggled with drugs and his weight through the 1990s.