American DJ, songwriter and record producer Diplo has teamed up with singer and songwriter Miguel for a new single, “Don’t Forget My Love.”
Diplo 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.
Diplo founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. 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.
Beginning on October 2, 2015, Diplo, Jillionaire, Walshy Fire and Eric Hamilton debuted “Lazer Sound” on Apple Music’s Beats 1. The newest radio show, curated by Diplo, and the Major Lazer crew, consists of interviews, moments on tour and brand new music. The show is on the air every other Saturday of the month.
Throughout 2015 and 2016, Diplo performed with Major Lazer and Jack Ü on numerous live TV and award shows. He performed on The Tonight Show, Good Morning America, the iHeart Radio Music Festival, The NRJ Music Awards, the 2015 Latin Grammy Awards and the 2016 Grammy Awards.
In February 2016, Diplo was one of the first and very few mainstream Western artists to perform in Islamabad, Pakistan alongside Adil Omar, Talal Qureshi, SNKM and Elliphant.
In 2018 Diplo returned to with Major Lazer for Islamabad’s first Mad Decent Block Party alongside Adil Omar, SNKM, Talal Qureshi, Valentino Khan, Chrome Sparks, Lyari Underground and a host of other acts.
In January 2017, Diplo and Autoerotique (a house group from Toronto) released a music video titled “Waist Time” which was filmed in a warehouse in London. He was nominated for two Grammy’s in 2016 (The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards) for Album of the Year (for producer of Beyoncé’s album Lemonade and producer for Justin Bieber’s album Purpose). He also sang a song “Phurrr” in Bollywood in Imtiaz Ali’s film Jab Harry Met Sejal starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma.
In 2019, Diplo released the song “So Long” under the moniker Thomas Wesley, featuring American country singer Cam. In a press release, he stated that there are “several forthcoming collaborations with country artists” planned following “So Long”, which came in the form of Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley, Chapter 1: Snake Oil released in 2020. The album included the song “Heartless” featuring Morgan Wallen.