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Saturday Night Live’s 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley loves weed? Trust me, she’d find it funny.) Although Cyrus has graced the SNL stage before, the next two musical guests, the Weeknd and Demi Lovato, are making their first… More »

Elizabeth Abrams has been working with writers and producers since she was a young teenager and, with over a decade of studio time put in, the industry must seem like just another facet of life, as natural as brushing your teeth or taking your dog for a walk. But it wasn’t until early 2013 that… More »

If you want to approach Macklemore as a human being and not a sanctimonious rap-Muppet bent on world domination via free love and cheap clothing, Complex’s recent cover story is a good place to start. The feature details how Ben Haggerty’s rapid rise to fame toppled him back into drug addiction and how learning he… More »

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Mad Decent Boat Party Returning To Port After Apparent Suicide

Last night a woman jumped overboard from the cruise ship hosting Mad Decent Boat Party, the high seas version of Diplo's Mad Decent Block Party…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2015 - 1:26 pm

Fan Goes Overboard On Mad Decent Boat Party, Search Underway

Tonight, just a week after a man went overboard on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, a woman has fallen overboard on the Mad Decent Boat
Peter Helman | November 12, 2015 - 10:51 pm

Major Lazer Plan Weeknd Collab For Spring

Diplo stopped by 103.3 AMP Radio in Boston last week and revealed that Major Lazer will be releasing a collaboration with the Weeknd next year.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 3, 2015 - 3:19 pm

Watch Jack Ü Dance With A Giant Febreze Bottle At Voodoo Fest

The Diplo/Skrillex team-up Jack Ü performed a headlining set at NOLA's Voodoo fest last night. It was the night before Halloween, so of course many…
Peter Helman | October 31, 2015 - 7:22 pm

MØ – “Kamikaze” Video

MØ debuted her latest Diplo collaboration, "Kamikaze," earlier this month, and today she's shared a video for the track. Karen Marie Ørsted's visuals have always…
James Rettig | October 27, 2015 - 10:56 am

Jack Ü – “To Ü” (Feat. AlunaGeorge) Video

Jack Ü, the superstar-DJ team of Diplo and Skrillex, had one of the summer's biggest and best hits with their Justin Bieber collab "Where Are
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2015 - 8:47 am

Watch Florence + The Machine Cover Jack Ü & Justin Bieber’s “Where Are Ü Now”

Florence + The Machine were guests on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge last night and, after an interview and a few performances of songs off…
James Rettig | September 29, 2015 - 9:32 am

Four People Were Stabbed In Apparent Gang Fight At David Guetta Show

UPDATE: Thump now reports that the incident in question took place during David Guetta's set in the early morning hours of 9/7, not during Diplo…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2015 - 3:31 pm

Major Lazer Are The Next Act To Get Their Own Beats 1 Show

Does anyone actually listen to Beats 1? I sure don't, at least not after the first week of novelty wore off. Anyway, I guess someone…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm

DJ Win Butler Brought Out Madonna & Diplo In Montreal Last Night

Earlier this summer Diplo, Skrillex, and two of Arcade Fire’s most prominent members Win Butler and Régine Chassagne were hanging out together in the studio.
Caitlin White | September 11, 2015 - 10:37 am

Sean Paul & Machel Montano – “One Wine” (Feat. Major Lazer)

Sean Paul and Machel Montano are two of the greatest pop stars in the Caribbean. Sean Paul has scored more dancehall crossover hits in America…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2015 - 10:27 am

Now Deadmau5 & Jack Ü Are Fighting Over NY Times’ “Where Are Ü Now” Explainer

Jack Ü, the duo of Diplo and Skrillex, just scored a massive hit with the uncanny, lovely Justin Bieber collaboration "Where Are Ü Now," possibly…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 9:34 am

No Surprises Among Forbes’ Highest Paid DJs 2015

Forbes released its list of the world's highest-paid DJs this morning, and it looks mightily similar to the ones from the last two years. As…
James Rettig | August 24, 2015 - 4:27 pm

Diplo – “Be Right There” (Feat. Sleepy Tom) + “Set Me Free” (Feat. LIZ) Video

Diplo has dropped two new tracks on us just in time for the weekend party rush. One's a collaboration with Canadian producer Sleepy Tom and…
James Rettig | August 21, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Watch Diplo & Skrillex Talk Arcade Fire Collab On Charlie Rose

Late-night PBS is probably the least turnt-up not-an-actual-place place in the entire universe. And yet last night, Charlie Rose, the long-running PBS talk-show host, welcomed…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2015 - 9:58 am

Diplo x CL x Riff Raff x OG Maco – “Doctor Pepper” Video

For the giddy banger "Doctor Pepper," Diplo assembled a truly absurd team of talents -- Korean pop superstar and 2NE1 leader CL, Atlanta rap wildman…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2015 - 9:24 am

Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

Who could've predicted that after wagging a foam finger all over Robin Thicke, two years later Miley Cyrus would end up hosting the VMAs? Guess…
Caitlin White | July 21, 2015 - 11:45 am
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