Music Keynote: Diplo

Diplo, born Thomas Wesley Pentz, is one of the most dynamic forces in music today. A celebrated recording artist, producer and DJ the world over, he has just this past year launched a new house-music focused label, Higher Ground, and a country music project, Thomas Wesley Presents, featuring collaborations with stars Morgan Wallen, Jonas Brothers and Cam. In addition, he is a founding member of the global trio Major Lazer, whose latest release is “Que Calor” featuring J Balvin & El Alfa; LSD with Sia and Labrinth, whose 2019 album has been streamed more than 1 billion times; and Silk City, his Grammy-winning duo with Mark Ronson. As the world’s most in-demand producer, Diplo has worked with artists including Beyoncé, Madonna, Justin Bieber, M.I.A. and many more.

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Will Welch

GQ / Condé Nast

Diplo

Mad Decent

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