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Beyonce – Drunk In Love (Diplo Remix)

As a late night valentines gift from the Mad Decent head honcho in Diplo comes a new trap re-work to Beyonce’s ever so popular ‘Drunk In Love.’ Although I personally think he needs to start exploring new avenues and different ways to re-ignite his style of production, Diplo and his fans seem set and in love with his signature and it looks like he will seize the momentum and continue to crush it. Stay tuned for more from Diplo as we anticipate the new Major Lazer album coming soon.


Major Lazer feat. Pharrell – Aerosol Can [Preview]


 Major Lazer’s highly anticipated forthcoming EP titled Apocalypse Soon, has been on the radar of dance music fans of a wide variety around the globe. As Major Lazer continues to put on performances like no other on tour, their popularity has risen to great lengths and as a result, the Diplo lead group gets collaborates on their first single from the EP with one of the biggest vocalist of our time in Pharrell. “Aerosol Can” isn’t the only record with a guest appearance as you can expect Sean Paul, Machel Montano, RDX, and more set to be collaborating with Major Lazer on the 5 track EP. Preview the album in their teaser below and stay tuned for the full release of these tunes due out on Mad Decent/Secretly Canadian this coming February 25th. 


Diplo & DJ Snake – Drop [Preview]


After being snuck into their recent sets and just played on DJ Snake’s latest Essential Mix, comes a brand new heavy hitter from the likes of Diplo and Snake himself. Shortly after, the track was confirmed to be a collabo by the trap music stars on Diplo’s SoundCloud and we finally have a glimpse of what could be the hardest these guys have gone to date mixing that hardstyle with moombah. Stay tuned for a release expected soon.


Diplo rounds up 2013 with BBC Radio 1XTRA Mix


After quite an impressive year from Mad Decent’s head honcho, Diplo has put together a final 2013 mix filled with his favorite hitters from this past year. Whether its trap, hip-hop, reggae, or any genre in between, Diplo knows how to make a crowd rise to the occasion as he took things to another level this past weekend with Major Lazer in Pier 94 NYC. Stay tuned for a download link to this banging mix and check back with us for a review of his performance this past NYE weekend. Expect an even bigger and better year from dance musics best performer in Diplo.   


Tinie Tempah – Trampoline (Grandtheft & ETC!ETC! Remix) [Free Download]


The summertime jam “Trampoline” produced by Diplo for artists Tinie Tempah and 2Chainz, just got turnt the fuck up! Grandtheft and ETC!ETC! gave this rap single the pop it needed with their eccentric trap flavor. The rap lyrics are fully in tact throughout the remix, which is rather unlikely on trap remixes such as these.  Sky is the limit for these trap connoisseur’s and Grandtheft / ETC!ETC! are offering this remix as a free download, so enjoy!

Tinie Tempah – Trampoline (Grandtheft & ETC!ETC! Remix)

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Diplo seeking ladies to help build world record ‘Twerk Wall’ at Electric Zoo [News]


Great news for those in possession of a Sunday pass to Electric Zoo 2013 right here in NYC. You have just been granted admission to witness a world record twerk wall courtesy of Diplo. The Mad Decent boss has had quite the year, be it spinning under his own guise, or that of Major Lazer. The one thing Diplo continues to dazzle fans with is his antics, and his Instagram account has been a hot topic of conversations as of late.

His world record twerk wall at Randall’s Island this Sunday will have a total of 50 girls on stage. Diplo is currently holding a contest for fans (women) to submit their twerking videos, and he’s been sharing the more interesting ones with his fans via Instagram. Diplo has been in the EDM game for a long time, and while his Major Lazer crew won’t be with him Sunday, he will undoubtedly put on one of the more memorable performances of the weekend.

*If you’d still like to show Diplo what you’ve got, submit your videos to for a chance to receive free admission and be on the Main Stage East in a primetime slot!


Diplo – Express Yourself (R3hab & Diplo Remix) [Preview]


R3hab has always had a good ear for the dirty dutch and it translates well when he decides to deliver some dirty trap. This time he teams up with Diplo himself to remix ‘Express Yourself’ into another fast paced banger of a tune. These two have come a long way in their careers so theres no doubting the level of production thats bound to come out of their collabo. More info on the official release coming soon.


Diplo Ft. Mike Posner & Boaz Van De Beatz – Crown (Original Mix) [Free Download]


The continuously busy musical production phenomenon known as none other than Diplo is back at it again. At this point in his career there is no telling who he will collaborate with next. The last track he produced featured Tinie Tempah and 2Chainz, and in his latest creation he collaborates with Mike Posner, Boaz Van De Beatz and notoriously ridiculous rapper Riff Raff. “Crown” is an interesting combination of talent to say the least, and a gift in the form of a free download from the man himself, Diplo. Enjoy!

Crown (Original Mix)

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Tinie Tempah Ft. 2 Chainz – Trampoline (Produced by Diplo) [Release]


Tinie Tempah, the artist who’s lyrics were featured on SHM’s “Miami to Ibiza” is back with his latest single “Trampoline” after three years without new material. The UK rapper teamed up with hip-hop superstar 2 Chainz, and renown electronic music producer Diplo, to put together this banging single coming off his album. The track clearly accentuates the production techniques of the music savvy Diplo, who seems to be collaborating with just about everyone these days. With the recent rise in popularity of house-based rap music, it comes as no surprise that previously successful rappers who were once utilized for their talents are venturing into the industry independently. There will surely be more where this came from, so stay tuned.

Trampoline (Produced By Diplo)

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HOLY SHIP! 2014 Lineup Unveiled [News]

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One of the most talked about electronic dance music events of the past two years, Holy Ship is back! The ship is taking on some new passengers this year with additions such as Disclosure and Baauer. Owsla front man Skrillex who was absent on last year’s voyage is now  headlining the cruise ship! But unfortunately Gesaffelstein was left out of this years lineup along with some others. However this 2014 lineup looks like it may be Holy Ship’s best year yet. The voyage begins on January 9-12th this coming January, but tickets have already been sold out. However if you are still interested in possibly acquiring a spot on the ship add you name to the wait list here.

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Major Lazer Workout Mix: Potato Mix Series – Episode #5 [Mix]

POTATOwillEATyou-featurePotato Will Eat You, the recent promotional source, music and news outlet for artists such as Skrillex, Diplo, and A-Trak is back with their fifth installment to their “Potato Mix Series”. In this episode the potato hosts Major Lazer’s “Work Out Mix” and oh what a fucking mix it is! Filled with banging, action packed tracks, this mix is sure to get you out of your seat and head to the gym! With an intro from Hulk Hogan and new tracks by artists such as GTA, Major Lazer gets extremely dirty on this one.

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DJ Fresh Vs Diplo – Earthquake [Preview]


Diplo & DJ Fresh team up to deliver a massive trap infused banger in “Earthquake”, originally debuted on GTA’s “Death To Genres Vol. 1.” Diplo seems to have developed a particular knack for trap music and has been utilizing it as of recently. This tune has some real fire power, and the Dominique Young Unique samples really accentuate the already incredible bass-line. This will be DJ Fresh’s first single of his new album and is also featured in the soundtrack for Kickass 2 this coming summer.

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Waka Flocka Flame To Collaborate with Skrillex, Diplo, Flosstradamus and more on ‘EDM Rap Album’ [News]

120619-wakaRapper Waka Flocka Flame, proclaimed himself as “The King of Rap EDM” during an interview with website Hip Hop DX last week. The Atlanta rap star plans to collaborate with artists such as Diplo, Skrillex and Flosstradamus amongst others. After experiencing some EDM during a trip to the South By South West event in Austin, Texas during this past March seems to have had an affect on the hip-hop icon.

“The Southby experience (SXSW), it was all EDM…Trap music. I went down there only for the ultra. That shit was crazy” said Flocka. When asked about his rumored EDM x Rap album, Waka responded by saying “It’s already in the motion. Flosstradamus, Diplo, Skrillex. Some underground people, too. I want to create a name. I’ve been doing it in hip-hop so long.”

It’s not quite clear as to when the so called “EDM Rap album” will be released, what it will be called, or who the proclaimed “underground people” are. However Flocka’s album “Flockaveli 2″ is scheduled to be released on October 5th of this year, no word on whether these EDM collaborations will be featured on it.

Via: Mixmag,HipHopDX

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Major Lazer – Free The Universe (Album) [Release]


The Diplo-lead, Dance-hall/EDM musical group known as Major Lazer has finally released their second full length album, “Free The Universe.” If it’s one thing the reggae flavored band knows how to do, it’s to build hype. Their infamous  performances, guest appearances on talk shows, and pop up shops have done their publicity for them. So it is no surprise that “Free The Universe” has built a following on it’s own. Some tracks on the group’s album may be familiar to their fans, as they have been released throughout the course of the past year such as “Get Free”, “Jah No Partial” and “Bumaye”. While other newer singles encompass a number of collaborating artists such as GTA, Santigold, Bruno Mars, Tyga, Shaggy amongst others. “Free The Universe” is an album that caters to all musical fans, possessing tracks such as “Reach For The Stars” that are less bass heavy and more melodic, as well as more electronic singles like the What So Not Remix to ML’s their widely popular track “Get Free”. This album has lived up to it’s hype and is an absolute masterpiece to say the least,was definitely worth the wait! Make Sure to get your copy today.

Purchase on: iTunes /  Beatport

1. You’re No Good featuring Santigold, Vybz Kartel, Danielle Haim & Yasmin
2. Jet Blue Jet featuring Leftside, GTA, Razz & Biggy
3. Get Free featuring Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors
4. Jah No Partial featuring Flux Pavilion
5. Wind Up featuring Elephant Man & Opal
6. Scare Me featuring Peaches & Timberlee
7. Jessica featuring Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend
8. Bumaye (Watch Out for This) featuring Busy Signal & Flexican
9. Keep Cool featuring Shaggy & Wynter Gordon
10. Sweat featuring Laidback Luke & Ms. Dynamite
11. Reach for the Stars featuring Wyclef Jean
12. Bubble Butt featuring Bruno Mars, Tyga & Mystic
13. Mashup the Dance featuring the Partysquad & Ward 21
14. Playground featuring Bugle & Arama

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TAI & Diplo – Booty Drop [Release]

389062_10151005283774337_1989114336_nDiplo simply never ceases to amaze us with everything from massive performances to his killer productions. This time he teams up with TAI to give us a free download of “Booty Drop.” With funky sounds and the fast paced moombah feel, this track is a must have. Thank your boy Diplo for always keeping it fresh.

Booty Drop - TAI & Diplo (TAI Master)


Diplo & GTA – Boy Oh Boy [Release]

Boy Oh Boy (Original Mix)When combining the talents of both Diplo and GTA, there is no telling how freaky a track can get. Two BH fan favorites join together for this collabo titled “Boy Oh Boy.” This production features a moombah re-work of Missy Elliot’s “Work It.” Let me know what you think of this big room banger and enjoy the free download!

Boy Oh Boy (Original Mix) - Diplo & GTA 


Diplo – Holy Ship Beach 2013 [Live Set]


The notorious EDM cruise known as Holy Ship killed it a few weeks ago with massive artists like A-Trak, Diplo, Knife Party, and even a surprise from Skrillex. Diplo’s sets are always filled with top notch music and elite mixing from the genius behind Major Lazer. Next year we vow to attend Holy Ship as it has been getting some great reviews. Enjoy!



01. Chocolate Puma & Gregor Salto – Gimme Sum [PSSST]
02. TJR – Ode To Oi [RISING]
03. Gregor Salto & Chuckie – Toys Are Nuts 2013 (Original Mix)
04. Tommy Trash & A-Trak – Tuna Melt [FOOL'S GOLD]
05. Plastik Funk & Tujamo – Who [TIGER]
06. GTA – Shake Dem
07. Joachim Garraud & Alesia – Hook (Clockwork Remix) [DIM MAK]
08. Bingo Players – Rattle [HYSTERIA]
09. Major Lazer feat. The Partysquad – Original Don (Flosstradamus Remix)
10. Baauer – Yaow [MAD DECENT]
11.  INOJ – Love You Down (eSenTRIK Remix)
12. Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch – Sweet Nothing (Diplo & Grandtheft Remix)
13. Major Lazer feat. Amber Of Dirty Projectors – Get Free (What So Not Remix)
14. ID
15. Diplo – Express Yourself (Gent & Jawns Remix)
16. ID
16. M83 – Midnight City (Eric Prydz Private Remix) [MUTE]
17. Spenca feat. Stevie Wonder – Superstition (The Flexican & SirOJ Remix)


Calvin Harris Ft. Florence Welch – Sweet Nothing (Diplo & Grandtheft Remix) [RELEASE]

With the ongoing spread of popularity it is almost inevitable that songs such as “Sweet Nothing” will receive a trap edit or remix in due time. This track has received an immense amount of attention these past few weeks from fans as well as artists such as Tiesto. The time has come that this single receive an adequate trap remix, and who better than the Mad Decent man himself, Diplo! He has proved time and time again that his musical talents are simply unmatched… Enjoy!

Calvin Harris Ft. Florence Welch – Sweet Nothing (Diplo & Grandtheft Remix)

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Diplo gets stoned…. makes a mix.

Well the title pretty much says it all. The legend Diplo and 1/2 of the legend behind Major Lazer put out a mix last night filled with vintage psychedelic  dance, groove, soul, and punk and I happen to love it. The average EDM “fan” may not be into this but it really just goes to show how diverse, open minded, and knowledgable Diplo is to every kind of music. Let me know what you think….


Major Lazer – Jah No Partial (feat. Flux Pavilion) [RELEASE]

Diplo and his productions have  always been known for their originality and diversity. Major Lazer is a testament to that as he continues to impress with his electric/reggae releases. This massive new collaboration featuring none other than Flux Pavilion via  Major Lazer Frees The Universe, titled “Jah No Partial” has been floating around for a while now since Flux dropped in in his last BBC Radio 1 set, and now they finally grace us with its release. If your’e into the reggae and dub collabo’s, then this track is a no brainer. Be sure to check it out on iTunes and to peep the official music video below. ENJOY!!!

Jah No Partial (feat. Flux Pavilion) - Major Lazer


Calvin Harris ft. Florence Welch – Sweet Nothing (Diplo Remix) [PREVIEW]

Calvin Harris’ “Sweet Nothing” has been a pretty popular track as many DJ’s have been giving their take with new remixes. This time its BH fan favorite Diplo, who gives this tune its first trap remix and as always he manages to keep it fresh and original. This preview is an HQ Rip off of BBC Radio 1 but knowing Diplo we will be graced with this full release pretty soon. Let me know what you think of this production from Diplo and be sure to catch him at a rage near you as Mad Decent has been making its way around the U.S. on tour. 


Diplo – Express Yourself [EP]


Finally, the moment us die-hard Diplo fans have been waiting for, the release of his newest EP. Since he had been teasing it way back in December, most of us have been itching to hear these tracks, which include collaborations with Datsik, Sabi, Elephant Man, GTA, Excision, Nicky Da B, LAzer Disk, and Billy The Gent. Just by naming the collaborations, it is easy to see that similar to most of his productions, Diplo went all out in terms of including interesting arrangements- bold, unique sounds that range from moombahton to electro, with vocals that range from reggae to rap. Not that we expected any less from the Mad Decent King. Make sure to download each track and enjoy!

Diplo ft. Nicky Da B – Express Yourself

Diplo ft. Datsik & Sabi – Barely Standing

Diplo ft. Flinch & My Name Is Kay – No Problem

Diplo ft. Elephant Man & GTA – Move Around

Diplo ft. Billy The Gent & Long Jawns – Butters Theme

Diplo ft. Lazerdisk Party Sex – Set It Off



Major Lazer – Get Free (Various Remixes)

I know this is long overdue but “Get Free” from the (ex) duo made up of Diplo and Switch is truly a masterpiece. It just goes to show how diverse Diplo is as he goes progressive with unreal vocals from Amber, rather than his usual moombahouse. Included is a remix from WhatSoNot who add a crazy hard drop, and a vocal version of the remix by Trotta, a new and upcoming rapper who just happens to be my younger brother. Also added is a more up tempo remix from Andy C. Let me know which you like the best, ENJOY!!

Get Free feat. Amber - Major Lazer 

Get Free feat. Amber (What So Not Remix)

Get Free (What So Not Remix) feat. Trotta 

Get Free (Andy C Remix) – Major Lazer


Sleigh Bells – Demons (Diplo Remix) [RELEASE]

Diplo’s creativity takes this remix to Sleigh Bell’s single “Demons” and turns it into an instant rager. I have always been a big fan of Diplo’s work and this new banger takes it to a new level. With added synths and a killer bassline you better bet he killed the original. Also be sure to tune into the second drop of this remix if your into trippy trippy drops. Let me know what you think and ENJOY!!

Demons (Diplo Remix) - Sleigh Bells