Thomas Wesley Pentz, known professionally as Diplo, is an American DJ, songwriter, and record producer based in Los Angeles, California. He is the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer, a member of the supergroup LSD with Sia and Labrinth, a member of electronic duo Jack Ü with producer and DJ Skrillex, and a member of Silk City with Mark Ronson. He founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. Among other jobs, he has worked as an English teacher in Japan and a school teacher in Philadelphia. His 2013 EP, Revolution, debuted at number 68 on the US Billboard 200. The EP's title track was later featured in a commercial for Hyundai and is featured on the WWE 2K16 soundtrack. During his rise to fame, Diplo worked with British musician M.I.A., an artist who is credited with giving him exposure in his early career.


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Diplo's Next Gig: A SXSW 2020 Keynote Speech

Music's busiest DJ just added a new commitment to his packed schedule.

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Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus will perform their massive “Old Town Road” at the 2020 Grammys, the...

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Halsey, Black Eyed Peas, Diplo to Perform at First BUDX Miami During Super Bowl Week

Budweiser will hold its first BUDX event in the United States with three days of performances from...

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Diplo and Miguel will headline this year’s Fortress Festival in Fort Worth

Fort Worth’s own Fortress Festival is back for its fourth year on April 25-26 with a bigger and...

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2020 Grammys: Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus to Do ‘Old Town Road’ with BTS, Diplo, Mason Ramsey

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BTS, Diplo, and more will perform “Old Town Road” with Lil Nas X at the Grammys

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