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It really could only get better: Silk City enlists Mapei for summery new single, ‘Feel About You’

Silk City wasn’t lying with the release of the group’s debut single, “It Can Only Get Better.” It could only appreciate from there, and unsurprisingly, on the heels of an already delightful summery tune, it has. The delectable duo’s done the lord’s work on their new single “Feel About You,” tapping early Major Lazer affiliate and sultry songstress Mapei […]

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These are 10 hype-building songs to listen to ahead for Moonrise Festival 2018

Moonrise Festival 2018 is shaping out to be one of Baltimore’s most exciting events of the year. The two-day festival — held at the Pimlico Race Course – is preparing for its 5th installment, which will feature a wide and diverse range of artists, catering toward fans of almost any dance music sub-genre. Performers include Kaskade, Zeds Dead, […]

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Diplo and MØ have done it again: Hear the two’s new breezy song of the summer

Cue the compelling piano intro: Diplo and MØ are back with the song of the summer. To date, the pairing’s served up seven electrifying works together — and arguably their best respective material, too. Remember “Lean On,” “Get It Right,” and “Cold Water”? These guys have made the radio rounds, to say the very least, and […]

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NMF Roundup: MYRNE takes on Diplo & MØ, Minnesota gets heavy in outer space, Unlike Pluto continues with a surprise string of releases + more

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed. At 20 years of age, Finnish newcomer Alinsky has created a prominent sound that carried over from his harder dance beat […]

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Diplo’s 2017 Burning Man set surfaces

People normally associate Burning Man with a crowd of happy-go-lucky hippies losing themselves to art and debauchery in the desert. However, the crowd goes far beyond its stereotype, with a plethora of celebrities, techies, and other intriguing characters popping by Black Rock City for a taste of the action. Diplo is one such artist one […]

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Rare Diplo footage released in new mini-documentary, ‘Florida to California’

Diplo grew up in Florida, cut his teeth in Philadelphia, and moved to California to pursue music as a career. It only makes sense he made this mini-documentary that showcases the beginning of his career when he dropped his 2004 debut Florida to his latest California EP, which dropped in March. He’s been pumping out long-form […]

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Diplo taps Valentino Khan for a remix of ‘Welcome to the Party’ from Deadpool 2

As if getting a whole remix package for Diplo‘s California EP wasn’t enough to win over fans, he now decides to put the cherry on top by dropping yet another remix from Valentino Khan for his track, “Welcome to the Party.” The original, which was featured on the Deadpool 2 soundtrack, featured trap horns and […]

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Diplo releases a massive remix pack for his ‘California’ EP

From Florida to California, Diplo‘s sound has morphed to fit around today’s top vocalist. The Mad Decent label boss now released an electronic remix package to contrast the subsequently chill California EP. He enlisted the talents of Quix, Keys N Krates, UNKWN, Jarreau Vandal, TWERL, Max Styler, and Tony Romera for reworks. Quix and UNKWN’s remixes go HARD, giving headbangers […]

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NMF Roundup: Keys N Krates remix Diplo, Zedd releases ‘The Middle’ remix package, and many more

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed. Kyle Watson adds a low-toned, mystery-filled house beat to ZHU and Tame Impala‘s seminal “My Life.” Swedish producers Dimitri Vangelis & […]

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8 facts we learned in Diplo’s interview with Oxford Union

DJ, producer, songwriter, and entrepreneur, it’s no question that Thomas Wesley Pentz, aka Diplo, has risen to A-list status in the music and entertainment industry. So, it’s only fair that The Oxford Union — one of the world’s most prestigious debating societies — welcomes him as a guest on their Q&A series. Oxford Union has […]

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Diplo & Mark Ronson share groovy new Silk City music video for ‘Only Can Get Better’

Diplo and Mark Ronson have delivered the first official music video for their new collaborative project, Silk City. Considering the careers of the two were largely birthed on the dance floor and in dapper dance clubs, “Only Can Get Better” was a logical homage to kick off the new disco-driven project, and its new video […]

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Crankdat spins some fresh IDs in new Diplo and Friends mix

Christian Smith, a.k.a. Crankdat became a breakout star through remixes for Zeds Dead, Jaden Smith, San Holo, and more. In addition, he’s added some equally successful originals to the portfolio, with his most recent being “Need Somebody.” Now, it seems this positive traction has caught Diplo‘s attention, as the rising producer has officially made his debut […]

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Listen to Diplo’s Pride Month playlist, featuring selections from LGBTQ artists [Stream]

Diplo doesn’t always make playlists, but Pride Month calls for a special acknowledgment of the LGBTQ artists who remain impactful in the music industry throughout the year. “Sorry I don’t make more playlists,” Diplo wrote in a recent Instagram post, “I’m working hard making sets every night when I DJ…almost always trying to improvise or […]

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Diplo: ‘it was one of XXXTentacion’s goals to get me & Skrillex to finish his next album’

Diplo was one of the many artists who took to social media to express his surprise at the sudden death of rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot while shopping for motorcycles in South Florida on June 18. “He had the biggest imagination,” Diplo wrote in an extended Instagram post in memory of the late artist, in […]

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Fresh out of London’s Boiler Room: Diplo, live from the rooftop [Watch]

It’s no average BBQ. Diplo recently stopped by Sunny London’s Boiler Room with the beats to complement the rooftop’s eats. Surrounded by engaged listeners on all sides of the decks, Diplo is the image of poise and focus as he doles out catalogue classics and innovative flips alike in the one-hour, cross genre set. Photo Credit: Variety […]

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‘What Would Diplo Do?’ is now streaming on Hulu

Viceland’s original short What Would Diplo Do?, starring James Van Der Beek as Diplo and Dillon Francis as Diplo’s friend Jasper, is now streaming on Hulu. The show, which had also been streaming on Viceland for free prior to the Hulu addition, premiered last August as a hilarious tongue-in-cheek series offering a glimpse of “the life” of the superstar DJ. In […]

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Major Lazer take on classic OutKast sample in new “Fire (Spotie) remix

We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Random White Dude Be Everywhere.  Diplo has been on an absolute tear lately. In the last two weeks, he’s dropped a radio-ready party cut with Lil Pump for Deadpool 2, he’s debuted an already highly acclaimed disco project dubbed Silk City with Mark Ronson, delivered a summer time […]

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Diplo and Mark Ronson of Silk City release their Essential Mix just in time for Memorial Day Weekend

With Memorial Day Weekend ahead, the need to for new jams is real. Luckily, Diplo and Mark Ronson have teamed up on a new project called Silk City, and have released their first Essential Mix just in time for the elongated weekend. The mix is packed with groovy house tracks from Silk City’s very own […]

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Listen to the anthemic Diplo and Will Smith World Cup soundtrack, ‘Live It Up’

Teamwork makes the dream work, and in the EDM arena, there’s no better all-star captain than the venerable Diplo. The “Get Lit” Will Smith has slowly been making his way into a musical comeback, and now, he’s on the starting lineup with Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi for Diplo’s FIFA 2018 World Cup anthem, “Live […]

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Welcome to Silk City: Diplo and Mark Ronson debut new disco project with ‘Only Can Get Better’

Imagine if Michael Jordan and LeBron James got the chance to play on the same team in their primes. That’s essentially what we’re looking at with the union of Mark Ronson and Diplo and the launch of their new vintage club fare-inspired collaboration, Silk City. We’re experiencing a team up of epic proportions — two […]

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