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Walshy Fire Releases Phenomenal Debut Album ABENG

Walshy Fire, the MC of Major Lazer, has released his debut album ABENG. Gathering his friends from Africa and the Caribbean, t...[more]
Ape Drums ushers in a new era for Major Lazer

Ape Drums ushers in a new era for Major Lazer

It’s been almost 9 years since Jillionaire joined Major Lazer, but now a new era for the trio has come with Jillionaire leaving t...[more]
Major Lazer Drops New Song “Make It Hot” & Talks New Music On Beats 1

Major Lazer Drops New Song “Make It Hot” & Talks New Music On Beats 1

Major Lazer continues the rollout of their next album today with “Make It Hot,” featuring Brazilian megastar Anitta. The track...[more]

Major Lazer & Anitta crank the heat in new track, ‘Make It Hot’

With Diplo’s signature Mad Decent Block Party just a month away, fresh material from the EDM goliath’s very own dancehall coll...[more]

Major Lazer Joins Forces With Anitta For Sensual Single “Make It Hot”

Fans are having mixed feelings as Major Lazer prepare for their final album. While excitement surrounds new music from the trio...[more]
Anitta Hops On Major Lazer’s New Single “Make It Hot”

Anitta Hops On Major Lazer’s New Single “Make It Hot”

Anitta is one of the busiest divas in the game. We have yet to recover from her excellent audiovisual album Kisses. However, the Br...[more]

Diplo gets saucy with Barstool Sports in pizza-themed lead up to Mad Decent Block Party

Diplo, the DJ-turned-pizza-authority recently joined Barstool’s Dave Portnoy as the first electronic artist in over 600 episodes...[more]
Diplo breaks silence on Jillionaire’s Major Lazer departure

Diplo breaks silence on Jillionaire’s Major Lazer departure

Following the recent announcement that Ape Drums was to become the latest addition to global group Major Lazer, the group’s chari...[more]
Major Lazer bid farewell to Jillionaire after 8 years

Major Lazer bid farewell to Jillionaire after 8 years

A ‘new era of lazer’ is upon us as long-time Major Lazer member Jillionaire is replaced by dancehall DJ, Ape Drums. Christop...[more]
Diplo Breaks His Silence On Report of Jillionaire Leaving Major Lazer

Diplo Breaks His Silence On Report of Jillionaire Leaving Major Lazer

2019 is a big year for Diplo. He’s released an album with Labrinth and Sia under LSD, he’s producing a new Mad Decent festival...[more]

Diplo on addition of Ape Drums to Major Lazer, ‘It’s like John Mayer joining the Grateful Dead’

In recent weeks, Jillionaire quietly slipped away from Major Lazer and was replaced by Ape Drums for the group’s ramping perform...[more]

Jillionaire Splits From Major Lazer, Replaced by Ape Drums

It looks like Major Lazer is ushering in a new (and possibly final) era after news recently broke that longtime member Jilliona...[more]
Jillionaire Reportedly Leaves Major Lazer, Replaced By Ape Drums Ahead Of Final Album

Jillionaire Reportedly Leaves Major Lazer, Replaced By Ape Drums Ahead Of Final Album

Major Lazer is ushering in “a new era of lazer” ahead of the group’s 4th and supposed final album… but it won’t be with ...[more]

Jillionaire officially departs from Major Lazer, replaced by Ape Drums

Major Lazer is changing shape once again, following the departure of longtime member, Jillionaire. The dancehall trio took its cur...[more]

Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire Announces Debut Solo Album With Two New Singles

Major Lazer vibe maker Walshy Fire has kicked off the start of his debut solo album ABENG with two glorious multi-genre and mul...[more]

Walshy Fire of Major Lazer announces debut solo album, ‘ABENG,’ shares lead single, ‘No Negative Vibes’

While he may be best known as the Master of Ceremonies for Major Lazer, Walshy Fire is also a producer and DJ of his own accord, a...[more]

Wuki enlists Ship Wrek for another infectious homage to Daft Punk on ‘Techno Logic’

WUKILEAKS is the (now-not-so-hidden) gem account for DJs across the Internet—a project that started approximately three years ag...[more]

Stream Major Lazer’s surprise Do LaB set from Coachella 2019

A cornerstone of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival experience, Do LaB‘s carefully curated stage, rallies expert electronic ac...[more]

Stream Major Lazer’s Entire Coachella DoLab Set

DoLab’s iconic stage exploded during Weekend 1 of Coachella when Major Lazer appeared as a special guest. Though fans were ab...[more]
Major Lazer – Can’t Take It From Me

Major Lazer – Can’t Take It From Me

The legendary American EDM trio, Major Lazer, recently debuted their first track ‘Can’t Take It From Me’ featuring  Jamaica...[more]
Major Lazer Drops First Single Off Final Album

Major Lazer Drops First Single Off Final Album

Back in September last year, Diplo earmarked the end of Major Lazer in 2019. Speaking to Complex, he revealed, “Next year mark...[more]

Major Lazer share their first single ‘Can’t Take It From Me’ from final upcoming studio album

Since teasing their fourth and final studio album Music Is The Weapon, Major Lazer have stayed relatively quiet up until now. The ...[more]

Major Lazer Enlist Skip Marley For “Can’t Take It From Me”

There are some songs that are made for warm weather, and as summer slowly starts to creep closer, we are definitely going to ne...[more]
PnB Rock – Swervin’ (feat. Diplo)

PnB Rock – Swervin’ (feat. Diplo)

American DJ and producer Diplo (real name Thomas Wesley) is definitely one of the most hard working, versatile artists in the music...[more]

Major Lazer, Zeds Dead, Gucci Mane + More Top Float Fest’s Huge Lineup

Over the years, Float Fest has provided some incredibly unique experiences for festival goers. Back for their sixth year, the fest...[more]

Bassnectar and Major Lazer to Headline Newly Branded North Coast Music Festival

North Coast Music Festival is celebrating its 10th year – and with it – comes a new venue and a rebrand as well. Since its inc...[more]
HARD Summer 2019 Lineup Announced

HARD Summer 2019 Lineup Announced

With the kick-off of festival season behind us, we’re now heading into the thick of it. Festivals and their lineups are being ann...[more]

North Coast confirms new venue and 10-year anniversary lineup: Bassnectar, Major Lazer, and more

For its watershed 10th installment, Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival has secured nearly 30 musical guests over a new two-day...[more]

Hard Summer Announces Stacked 2019 Lineup

Festival season is in full effect as we receive another huge line-up today. After announcing their return back to The Auto Club...[more]
HARD Summer Drops 2019 Lineup With Hilarious SNL Spoof

HARD Summer Drops 2019 Lineup With Hilarious SNL Spoof

The team at HARD Summer consistently has the best lineup reveal trailers, and this year is no different. Taking queues from Saturd...[more]
 
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