Not only is Diplo a random caucasian dude that be everywhere, he's also the founder of Smoothie Wolf, and has been feeding the streets since 1885, if you can believe it. The internationally acclaimed DJ/producer tends to incorporate elements of reggae fusion, hip-hop, electronica and moombahton in his music, having founded the Mad Decent record company as well as the NPO Heaps Decent. Throughout his 12-year career, he's collaborated with RiFF RAFF, Das Racist, MIA, Blaqstarr, Switch, Beyonce, G-Dragon, Justin Bieber, Usher, Snoop Lion, No Doubt and many more, and continues to put much work in. Most recently, he engaged in a bit of copyright-related beef with Flo Rida via Twitter, and executive-produced JODY HIGHROLLER's 2014 debut studio album NEON iCON. You can find him hiding in the hallways of the world.
- Diplo studied music and film at Philadelphia's Temple University.
- His moniker is short for diplodocus, his favourite dinosaur.
- His major influences include Timbaland, DJ Shadow, Pete Rock and Jay Swift.
- He has a young son named Lockett.
- Diplo dated M.I.A. for 5 years.
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Express Yourself 2012
Blow Your Head 2008
Diplo Rhythm 2004
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