Diplo offered major support of Rihanna during a recent interview. Following April reports of a minor dispute with the songstress, Diplo said of Rihanna: “She's the truest artist that we have in this era right now.”
The cosign arrived while the DJ was discussing his Give Me Future biography with Viceland’s Desus & Mero. The film gives viewers behind-the-scenes insights into the event which saw Diplo and the rest of Major Lazer playing in front of 450,000 Cubans.
Diplo has made some explosive comments about EDM and DJ culture in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, saying: “I know I'm a poseur pushing buttons onstage!”
Major Lazer have shared the brand new video for ‘Particula’ from the ‘Know No Better’ EP. You can watch it below.
The new video features a number of African artists including Nasty C and DJ Maphorisa as well as Nigerian rapper Ice Prince.
The video for Major Lazer’s ‘Particula’ was shot and directed by South African filmmaker Adriaan Louw.
MTV have announced their EMA Awards nominations, with Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Major Lazer, Calvin Harris and The Chainsmokers all nominated in the Best Electronic category.
You can see the full list of nominations below. The 2017 MTV EMA awards ceremony takes place on Sunday 12th November at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London.
Diplo dropped a new Major Lazer and Lorde collaboration during his Lazer Sound radio show, which went out last weekend.
Afrojack is encapsulating the final fleeting moments of summer (here in the Northern Hemisphere) with his edit of Major Lazer’s ‘Know No Better’.
With a significant infusion of xylophone, the tropical-house vibes are now strong within the already Caribbean-kissed selection. The augmented deliveries of Travis Scott, Quavo and Camila Cabello bounce playfully around this new percussive inclusion.
Check out the 'freemix' via SoundCloud below.