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.”
Diplo dated M.I.A. from 2003 to 2008. In 2010, he had a son, Lockett.
Not only did James Van Der Beek transform into the Grammy award-winning DJ & record producer, Diplo for his new Viceland series, which debuted on August 3, he also stepped behind the camera as writer and showrunner. Luckily, for him, the role was one of the most fun challenges of his life.
Are Rihanna and Diplo beefing? The DJ just admitted that RiRi once compared a track of his to an ‘airport reggae song’ and refused to collaborate with him! Well, RiRi quickly responded, and, it’s epic!
Katy who? Diplo ruffled feathers and threw more than just a little shade at Katy Perry when he shockingly dissed her negative sex claims by saying he had no memory of ever sleeping with the songstress.
Again?! Kate Hudson and Diplo sparked romance rumors, once again, at an Oscars after-party, according to a new report, March 1! The pair were reportedly spotted holding hands at the late night bash and things apparently got steamy! In case you didn’t know, they’ve ignited dating rumors in the past, but never like this! Get the scoop!
You can file this under ‘A’ for Absolutely friggin’ Adorable! Diplo took his two super cute kids as his dates to the Grammy’s on Feb.12, and, even better, dressed them in matching little suits! How cute is THAT? And, oh girls, we don’t know about you, but our ovaries are about to explode.