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Diplo

Also Known As: Thomas Wesley Pentz

Diplo
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Date of Birth: November 10, 1978
Hometown: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Best Quotes:

I got a job DJing on a cruise boat. I hated the boat, so I got off at Rios in Jamaica and just quit my job.

You go see a dance stage at a fucking dance festival and I'm bored out of my fucking mind.

"1-2 Step" is awesome until Missy comes in, then the whole mood changes.

Bio:
Diplo (born Thomas Wesley Pentz in Tupelo, Mississippi on November 10, 1978) is an american DJ and music producer, who founded the record company, Mad Decent and co-created Major Lazer, an electronic dancehall music project. In 2004, he began working with M.I.A and went on to co-create her Grammy-nominated song, “Paper Planes.” Following that, he worked with huge musicians from Britney Spears and No Doubt to Bruno Mars and Kid Cudi.

Best Known For:
Diplo is best known for producing M.I.A.’s hit, “Paper Planes.”

Personal Life:
Diplo dated M.I.A. from 2003 to 2008. In 2010, he had a son, Lockett.

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