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DIPLO DOWN FOR BESTIVAL

Red Bull Music Academy confirms Bestival dance line-ups

Dancehall daddy Diplo, signed to Secretly Canadian as Major Lazer, will headline the final day of the Red Bull Music Academy Stage at Bestival this summer.

Joining Diplo on the Sunday are Kaytranada, Trippy Turtle and Artwork amongst others.

Meanwhile, Thursday sees Jackmaster & Oneman present their four-deck Can U Dance show; DJ Harvey takes over Friday with his Discotheque, and JME and Skepta present a day of UK urban culture on the Saturday.

Diplo's work with M.I.A. landed him work with Snoop Dogg, Kid Cudi and Die Antwoord, as well as leading to the formation of Major Lazer with Switch. The project spawned the album 'Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do', which helped to repopularise dancehall. Switch left the project in 2011.

Check out Diplo's 'Revolution' featuring Faustix & Imanos and Kai below:

Launched in 2004 by BBC Radio 1 DJ Rob Da Bank, Bestival is the multi-award-winning music festival that brings a huge range of international music talent to the Isle Of Wight off the south coast of England. From September 4th — 7th, the event will play host to acts such as Outkast, Disclosure, Busta Rhymes, SBTRKT, Sven Väth, Andy C, Basement Jaxx and Chase & Status.

Check out the Bestival Desert Island Disco promo video below:

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Words: Ben Hindle

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