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REVENUE CHART:
ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMINS
Look who won the lottery. (1/22a)
ICYMI: THE MUSIC OF INAUGURATION DAY
Just what the doctor ordered. (1/21a)
NEAR TRUTHS: CHANGINGS OF THE GUARD
A big start to 2021. (1/19a)
THE CELEBRATION
MOVES TO iTUNES
America embraces songs of hope and uplift. (1/21a)
TOP 20: GUTEN MORGAN
Another big week for Republic. (1/21a)
RAINMAKERS
Bring your umbrella.
GRAMMYS: WHERE TO FROM HERE?
After the snubs, the show.
HOW TO FIND 11,780 VOTES
It's the way all the biggest mob bosses did it.
MOVING THE NEEDLE
When vaccination schedules and touring schedules meet.
THE B-SIDE
Major Lazer (Mad Decent)
3/13/15

WHAT IT IS: According to Diplo (L.A.-based DJ/producer Thomas Pentz), Major Lazer is a Jamaican commando whose arm was replaced with a prosthetic limb equipped with experimental lasers in the secret “Zombie War of 1984.” His mission is to protect the world from the dark forces of evil that live just under the surface of a civilized society, fighting vampires and various monsters and partying hard. In reality, Diplo incorporates such disparate influences as Miami Bass and Baile Funk into the high-tech eclecticism of his forward-thinking productions for MIA, Bonde Do Role and others, and for the solo LP of cinematic, sample-based hip-hop, Florida, which he recorded for imprint Ninja Tune. Diplo is also the founder and owner of Mad Decent, which has put out records by DJ Blaqstarr and Bonde do Role.

SINGLE: Major Lazer x DJ Snake’s “Lean On” f/

LIVE: South American dates ‘til April, including Lollapalooza (Chile, Argentina & Brazil); spring stateside stops include Las Vegas, Hangout Festival and Free Press Summer Fest

INTERNET: 135m+ combined YouTube views; 1.8m+ SoundCloud plays on new single in 4 days; 1.4m+ Facebook likes, 317k Twitter followers.

PRESS: Exclusive Rolling Stone trailer premiere for mini-documentary; recent coverage in Consequence of Sound, EW, Pitchfork, NME, Mixmag

BOOKING: Sam Hunt/Windish Agency

PUBLISHING: SONGS Music Publishing

MANAGEMENT: Kevin Kusatsu/Teamwork Mgmt.