EDM star DJ Diplo is reportedly dating Katy Perry. Read on for the details on their rumored relationship, Diplo’s long rap sheet, and Diplo’s music.
A new clip from Diplo’s Major Lazer, this track is pretty mellow for the party starter. Disco reggae vibes and sprightly vocals from Amber of Dirty Projectors.
July 20th – 22nd in Seattle: Neko Case, Major Lazer, Phantogram, Grimes, Diplo, Youth Lagoon, Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Porcelain Raft, Thee Oh Sees, Trust and lots more.
This Week: new material from Janis Joplin’s classic Pearl Sessions; Hip-Hop hottie of the moment Azealia Banks’ first EP; Jason Pierce and company are back for Spiritualized seventh album; Sébastien Tellier’s transcendent synths; Spencer Krug is Moonface with Siiani.
Houston, TX is the place to be June 2nd & 3rd for the Free Press Summer Fest: The Avett Brothers, Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Primus, Flaming Lips, Afrojack, Major Lazer, Best Coast, Danny Brown, Shabazz Palaces, Diplo, JEFF The Brotherhood and lots more.
Now you know that Diplo is thinking about making butts move with every track he makes, but here it’s taken to a whole new level – goddam! Shot in New Orleans, Diplo brings on Nicky Da B for the vocals and a whole lot of booty poppin for the video. I guess it’s SFW but maybe you need a “don’t try this at home” warning, so – yeah…don’t.
Diplo is really into making low budget, oddball videos (see Major Lazer’s “Original Don”) so here’s another one, which teeters on disturbing. The track, however, is a big winner.
Favorite video of the week: the new one from Major Lazer, aka Diplo and Switch, features some suburban Jian sword dancing and there’s also a tiny pair of nunchucks. Granny observes all, Diplo is on the couch. It’s all very Napoleon Dynamite.
Fun Fun Fun Fest is this weekend in Austin,TX and the lineup is insane: M83, Girls,Passion Pit, Lykke Li, ,The Damned, Slayer,Danzig, Public Enemy,Odd Future, Diplo, Spank Rock, Wugazi, Neon Indian, Henry Rollins, Turquoise Jeep, Cold Cave, Yacht, Grimes, Purity Ring…it goes on.
Kick Out The Jams presents a new mixtape from Maddecent’s Derek Allen: a heavy mix of glitch, drum and bass, dubstep and a bunch of other funky beats.
Get psyched – Major Lazer just dropped an all-new mixtape in collaboration with singer La Roux, and it owns. Download it free.