“It's like the Wild West.„


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Diplo against the wallMainly known for his work with M.I.A, which earned him an invitation to the Grammies, international globetrotter Wesley Pentz, aka Diplo, has probably produced as many remixes as he has stamps in his passport. Back in 2003 in Philadelphia, with his partner Low Budget, he started his own club nights called Hollertronix, and soon became one of the first DJs to blend mainstream pop hits with underground ghetto sounds.

This appetite for breaking barriers between genres became even more significant when Diplo became the official ambassador of a fast-paced, provocative, electronic music from Brazil known as “Baile Funk”. Diplo even ended up dedicating 5 years of his hectic life to directing an in-depth documentary about the genre, which he called “Favela on Blast“.

His last album, released as Major Lazer in collaboration with British underground hero Switch, is an excursion into Jamaican Dancehall and the live act that goes along with it is well worth seeing, even just for a glimpse of  ”Daggering” champion MC Skeritt Bwoy (read our post for more on that subject…)


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Favela On Blast – A film by Diplo and Leandro HBL

Major Lazer - Guns Don’t Kill People… Lazers Do (Downtown / Mad Decent)

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31.01.2017 par onlinesbi :
The intentions of the cybernetic totalist tribe are good. They are simply following a path that was blazed in earlier times by well-meaning Freudians and Marxists - and I don't mean that in a pejorative way. I'm thinking of the earliest incarnations of Marxism, for instance, before Stalinism and Maoism killed millions.
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