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Diplo

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Concerts

Major Lazer performs at the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival.

June 1, 2011 Producers Diplo and Switch play fiery, energetic dancehall amidst a heaving mass of dancing fans.

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Interviews & Profiles

The DJ and producer Diplo, who also records as Major Lazer, has produced songs for M.I.A., Beyonce and Usher.

June 12, 2012 The DJ and producer talks about his sometimes controversial role as a curator of global sounds.

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May 10, 2005 Hear a profile of Philadelphia producer and DJ Diplo.

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News

Diplo points to his BlackBerry

October 19, 2010 We look at a new ad that pairs the DJ with the smart phone company, and judge who comes out ahead.

Reviews

Diplo.

May 18, 2012 Each element of Diplo's "Express Yourself" lodges itself in your head at the exact same time.

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