Diplo
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1978-11-10
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Diplo

Diplo Biography (Wikipedia)

Thomas Wesley Pentz (born November 10, 1978), known professionally as Diplo, is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer based in Los Angeles, California. He is the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer, a member of the supergroup LSD with Sia and Labrinth, a member of electronic duo Jack Ü with producer and DJ Skrillex, and a member of Silk City with Mark Ronson. He founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. Among other jobs, he has worked as a school teacher in Philadelphia. His 2013 EP, Revolution, debuted at number 68 on the US Billboard 200. The EP's title track was later featured in a commercial for Hyundai and is featured on the WWE 2K16 soundtrack.

During his rise to fame, Diplo worked with British musician M.I.A., an artist who is credited with giving him exposure in his early career. Later, he and fellow M.I.A. producer Switch created a Jamaican dancehall project and cartoon series titled Major Lazer. Since then, Diplo has worked on production and mixtape projects with many other pop artists, such as Gwen Stefani, Die Antwoord, Britney Spears, Madonna, Shakira, Beyoncé, Ellie Goulding, No Doubt, Justin Bieber, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Trippie Redd, Chris Brown, CL, G-Dragon, Bad Bunny, MØ and Poppy. His alias, short for Diplodocus, derives from his childhood fascination with dinosaurs.

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Diplo Performances & Interviews


Diplo Tracks

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Lil Nas X
Old Town Road (Diplo Remix)
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Old Town Road (Diplo Remix)
Ellie Goulding
Close To Me (feat. Swae Lee)
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Close To Me (feat. Swae Lee)
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Be Right There
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Be Right There
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Hey (Ookay Flip)
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Hey (Ookay Flip)
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Hold You Tight (Anden Remix)
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Hold You Tight (Anden Remix)
LSD
Thunderclouds (feat. Sia & Diplo)
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Thunderclouds (feat. Sia & Diplo)
Labrinth
No New Friends
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No New Friends
Skrillex
Where Are U Now (feat. Justin Bieber)
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Where Are U Now (feat. Justin Bieber)
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Past BBC Events

Reading + Leeds: 2018
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Reading
2018-08-26T07:40:17
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26
Aug
2018
Reading + Leeds: 2018

Reading + Leeds: 2018

Reading
T in the Park: 2016
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Strathallan Castle
2016-07-10T07:40:17
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10
Jul
2016
T in the Park: 2016

T in the Park: 2016

Strathallan Castle
Glastonbury: 2013
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2013-06-28T07:40:17
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28
Jun
2013
Glastonbury: 2013

Glastonbury: 2013

07:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton

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