"People like me, DJs and producers, have a bigger say and a bigger voice than we've ever had before," says Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chasing The Future, Diplo Makes The Hits Of Today

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The DJ and producer Diplo, who also records as Major Lazer, has produced songs for M.I.A., Beyonce and Usher. Jordan Strauss/Getty Images hide caption

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Diplo: Building A Bridge From The Underground To The Mainstream

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'Express Yourself (feat. Nicky da B)' by Diplo

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Sasquatch 2011: Major Lazer, Live In Concert

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DJ Diplo Melds Eclectic Sounds

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