Is a US DJ to the stars, the dashing and goodlooking singer, songwriter and rapper is Thomas Wesley Pentz in real life. The name was inspired from – believe it or not – dinosaurs namely Diplodocus. He was born on November 10, 1987 in Tuplo, Mississipi, USA. He is also the founder cum manager of Mad Dececent and the other half founder of non-profit organization Heaps Decent. Duplo previous job includes being a school teacher in Philadelphia. This is also the same place that led him to garner his first attention as DJ. Duplo is also the lead member and one of the brains behind Major Lazer. Major Lazer is the fruition of partnership between British musician M and Duplo. From that time, Duplo handled major task for sound production and mixed tapes projects with other widely known and very popular artists.
Diplo is also called DJ to the stars or mostly pop stars. Stars include (in no particular order) Chris Brown, Beyoncѐ, Britney Spears, Lorde, Justin Bieber, No Doubt, Snoop Dogg / Snoop Lion, G-Dragon, Usher and upcoming project with Madonna.
With Chris Brown
Well, in case you don’t know, Diplo produced the title track of album “X”. “X” is the sixth album of Chris Brown.
The former D-child (Destiny’s Child) and now Mrs. Jay Z had the “Pon De Floor” for “Girls (Who Run the World)”. The mega million “Pepsi” endorser and “Forbes Lister” singer has got the taste and collaborate with Diplo and Switch to re-tool “Pon De Floor”.
With Britney Spears
Diplo is one of the responsible beings for Britney Spears’ song “Passenger”.
With Justin Bieber
Diplo has the production credits for on Justin Bieber’s 2012 album “Believe” for the cut “Thought of You”.
With No Doubt
Major Lazer collaborate with No Doubt for “Push and Shove”.
With Snoop Dogg / Snoop Lion
Diplo is the executive producer of ‘Reincarnated”. This is Snoop Dogg / Snoop Lion’s complete move to reggae. Diplo’s influence can be hear on the beat and texture of“Reincarnated”.
Diplo’s high propriety helps this K-pop artist in solo career.
Diplo collaboration with Usher bear a sweet fruit called “Climax”.