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Diplo's "Express Yourself" video. (Courtesy of Mad Decent Records)

High School Students Suspended For Twerking, Diplo Weighs In

What started as a fun albeit suggestive dance video has resulted in more than two dozen San Diego high school students being suspended and banned from attending this year’s prom or commencement ceremonies (reports have […]

05/03/2013

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Diplo And Skrillex Team Up For New EDM Supergroup, Jack U

As EDM continues to permeate the current musical landscape, two of the scene’s leading forces have come together to form a virtual DJ super-group. Genre-defying producer Diplo has teamed up with dubstep superstar Skrillex to […]

05/02/2013

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Chris Brown ‘Can’t Win’ With Relationships On New Song: Listen

Chris Brown has officially marked the date of his upcoming album release, X, as July 16. The singer made the announcement on Twitter Monday night (April 29), when he posted a link to his new song […]

04/30/2013

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Coachella’s Non-Stop Dance Party Reaches Beyond The Sahara Tent

The kids just want to dance. It’s a timeworn adage proved every year at Coachella, most explicitly in the fest’s Sahara tent, which this year was supersized and tricked-out into an LED-powered sensory assault of […]

04/22/2013

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Coachella Observations: Laid Back California Vibes With 2 Chainz, Hot Chip And Major Lazer

Californians generally are–as Hot Chip would sing later on in the night on the Main Stage–“laid-back.” And the general theme of the day was for artists to capitalize on those laid-back Cali vibes—by calling them […]

04/15/2013

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PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Returns, Remixed With 2 Chainz And Tyga

Back in December Diplo dropped a hint about a genre-shaking mashup that was underway, a song that featured PSY‘s “Gangnam Style” and the vocals of ATL club-king 2 Chainz. Diplo’s latest remix gives new life […]

03/07/2013

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This New Music Video Features A Rump-Shaking Appearance By Pink-Haired AMP Artist Ellie Goulding

It’s 4am as I type this and my brain is digging deep for energy. Being a vampire is tough sometimes, but that’s when the right song plays an important role. Say you’re either pre-gaming to […]

02/27/2013

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Usher’s “Go Missin” Hopes To Find A Place In Your Heart

It was about a year ago on Valentine’s Day when Usher made an intentional leak of his ultra-sexy single “Climax.” Well, this Valentine’s Day was no different, with Usher pushing out his latest track, “Go […]

02/15/2013

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Dan Auerbach Steals GRAMMY From Pop Super-Producer Diplo

Competition in the category was stiff, with powerhouses of pop like Jeff Bhasker for his work on fun.‘s smash Some Nights, Markus Davs for Coldplay‘s Mylo Xyloto, Salaam Remi for his work with Nas and Amy Winehouse and Dilpo, who counts Justin Bieber, Snoop Lion and No Doubt to […]

02/10/2013

Sirah & Skrillex (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Skrillex Wins Best Dance Recording Over Controversial Opponent

A collective sigh of relief could be felt from the Electronic Dance Music community as Skrillex took home the GRAMMY for Best Dance Recording for “Bangarang” featuring fellow Los Angeleno, Sirah. EDM fans hoped the […]

02/10/2013

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