Philly-based DJ Diplo, born Thomas Pentz, is a producer and songwriter who co-produced M.I.A.'s 2007 Grammy-nominated single "Paper Planes." With U.K.-based DJ Switch, the pair created Major Lazer and released their first album, Guns Don't Kill People...Lazers Do, in 2009. Diplo has three solo albums and has produced over 15 mixtapes. In 2011, he was nominated at the BET Hip Hop Awards for Track of the Year for the Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes single "Look at Me Now."

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Gucci Mane Is Working on New Music With Diplo

This collaborative effort is one of many projects the Atlanta rapper is preparing.

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Pop icon turns to hip hop for Rebel Heart release.

DJ Mustard Releases New Beyoncé '7/11' Remix

Producer joins the likes of French Montana and Diplo by putting his spin on the track.

Lorde Explains Why She Dissed Diplo

"If I see some weird body-shaming on my feed, I'm going to be like, 'Hey man...,' she said.

Tweets of The Week: Lorde Destroys Diplo for Dissing Taylor Swift

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106 & Park: Diplo Talks New Album With Skrillex and More

Guest Rewind: The beat goes on! (11/10/2014)
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