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Is David Guetta's New Song Ripping Off 2015 Song of the Summer 'Lean On'?

We cherish Diplo for his music, and we cherish Diplo for his propensity for getting into dudefights on Twitter. We most recently saw the DJ/producer Wesley Pentz getting scrappy at Pitchfork’s “balding music critics” for misreporting the timing of a stabbing in Vegas (it did NOT happen during a Jack Ü set), but now it…

Why Is Diplo Trying to Pass Off My Friend's Baby Photo as His Own?

Two days ago, DJ and well-known dick Diplo posted to Instagram a photo of a fan at a concert—ostensibly Diplo-themed—holding a poster. On the poster is a picture of a towheaded toddler, flaunting a spectacular bowl cut. The words “I love ü Thomas West”—Diplo’s first and middle name is Thomas Wesley—are written beneath.

Justin Bieber Is a Living Doodle in New Video With Skrillex & Diplo

Diplo and Skrillex are having a banger summer, both individually (Major Lazer’s “Lean On”; Skrillex and Katie Couric’s “Untitled”) and together as Jack Ü. “Where Are Ü Now,” their chart-topping dance jam with Biebs, rides on the strength of Biebs’ lithe falsetto and a melancholy squiggle of synths; in the new video,…

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MIA On Diplo Trying To Control Her Early Career: 'He Was Just Jealous'

This week marks the ten-year anniversary of MIA's Arular, an album which quite literally changed pop music and presaged the way the internet would create an avenue for marginalized genres across the globe to thrive outside their communities. Of course, part of this is due to MIA's collaboration with Diplo, who only…