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Lip Sync Battle, “Carpool Karaoke,” And America’s New Wave Of Viral Singing Shows

America is in a state of crisis right now. Police are murdering black civilians with startling regularity and seemingly never facing any accountability. A new…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2016 - 3:55 pm
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The Week In Pop

Dangerous Or Not, Ariana Grande Is Very Good At Being A Pop Star

Is Ariana Grande dangerous? Her forthcoming album is called Dangerous Woman, but assuming you're not a donut, what kind of threat does the pop singer…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2016 - 3:15 pm
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The Week In Pop

Kygo, Mike Posner, And EDM’s Soft-Rock Phase

R.I.P. to the drop; long live the trop. The EDM explosion of this decade's early years is over, but electronic dance music continues to permeate…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2016 - 5:55 pm
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More Diplo stories

Watch A Day In The Life Of Diplo Starring James Van Der Beek

Between his embrace of the Crying Dawson meme and his role as a heightened version of himself on the underrated sitcom Don't Trust the B----
Peter Helman | June 28, 2016 - 7:03 pm
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Sia – “Waving Goodbye” (Prod. Diplo)

The Neon Demon is the latest film from Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn. The original music is by Cliff Martinez, but its soundtrack does feature…
Chris DeVille | June 24, 2016 - 1:57 pm
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Diplo & Deadmau5 Finally Agree On Something, Which Is That EDC Las Vegas Sucks

The Twitter beef between superstar DJs Diplo and Deadmau5 has been one of the most vicious and storied rivalries in dance music for years; these…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2016 - 3:35 pm
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Diplo Weighs In On White Hinterland V. Bieber & Skrillex Lawsuit

Yesterday we learned that Casey Dienel, who records under the name White Hinterland, is suing Justin Bieber, Skrillex, and BloodPop over claims that the mega…
Collin Robinson | May 27, 2016 - 5:23 pm
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Diplo & DJ Snake Call Out David Guetta For Ripping Off “Lean On”

EDM beef! Diplo had probably his biggest-ever hit last year, when Major Lazer teamed up with DJ Snake and MØ for the sinuous "Lean On."
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2016 - 10:26 am
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Interview

Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere

Alessia Cara calls me back just as soon as she wraps up with Michelle Obama. The 19-year-old Def Jam singer -- born Alessia Caracciolo to…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2016 - 1:52 pm
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Ezra Koenig Explains His Writing Credit On Beyoncé’s “Hold Up”

"How did the Yeah Yeah Yeahs get credited on a Beyonce song that was co-written by Ezra Koenig, Father John Misty, and Diplo?" is a…
James Rettig | April 25, 2016 - 2:16 pm
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Stream Beyoncé LEMONADE

Beyoncé's mysterious LEMONADE project premiered on HBO tonight, and contrary to reports, it was not a "docu-style special." Rather, it was one of her patented…
Chris DeVille | April 23, 2016 - 9:58 pm
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M.I.A.: “Is Beyoncé Or Kendrick Lamar Going To Say Muslim Lives Matter?”

The always-outspoken M.I.A. is the subject of a new profile in The Evening Standard, and as usual she gave the press a piece of her…
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 9:47 am
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Watch Kanye West Join A$AP Rocky And Jack Ü, Race Tyler The Creator At Coachella

After bringing out a a barbershop quartet for "Jukebox Joints" and Schoolboy Q for "Electric Body," A$AP Rocky rounded out his Coachella set last night…
Peter Helman | April 16, 2016 - 12:40 pm
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Watch Merrill Garbus & Thao Nguyen Parody Diplo, Skrillex, & Justin Bieber

Last year, The New York Times posted a self-serious and self-serving making-of video of Justin Bieber, Diplo, and Skrillex talking about the hit song "Where
James Rettig | March 24, 2016 - 12:47 pm
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Diplo To Zedd: You Ripped Off Flume … Also I Fucked Your Girl

This beef has kind been half-cooked for some time now as Diplo had been the only one popping off at the mouth, but today both…
Collin Robinson | March 21, 2016 - 9:56 pm
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Major Lazer & Grandtheft – “Number One”

Diplo's Major Lazer crew just played to a crowd of 500,000 kids in Cuba, so they can apparently do just whatever the fuck they want…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 2:31 pm
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Watch Diplo Tour Cuba With Charlie Rose

Diplo performed in Havana, Cuba as Major Lazer this past weekend, which marked one of the first concerts from a U.S. artist in the country…
James Rettig | March 8, 2016 - 12:03 pm

Jack Ü – “Mind” (Feat. Kai) Video

Diplo and Skrillex released their surprise debut under the name Jack Ü, the uncreatively titled but musically solid Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü, exactly…
Peter Helman | February 27, 2016 - 5:26 pm

Jamie xx, Skrillex, Disclosure, Major Lazer Among Nominees For Fox’s Televised EDM Awards Show

The nominations for the first-ever televised electronic music awards show have been announced. Jamie xx, Disclosure, Skrillex, Diplo, and Major Lazer have all been nominated.
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm
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Grammys 2016: Performances From Worst To Best

Hey, we made it through another year! This was the first year I can remember in which all five Album Of The Year nominees were,…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2016 - 11:58 am
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