Major Lazer Feat. J Balvin “Que Calor” Saweetie Remix

When Major Lazer goes and samples Toto La Momposina’s classic cumbia anthem “Curara,” the whole world wants to jump on board. Released in October, the original track started with drippy verses from Colombian native J Balvin, but today, things get even tastier with an added verse from California rapper Saweetie. You may recognize her breakout tunes…

DIPLO’S MAJOR LAZER DEBUTS “QUE CALOR” FEATURING J BALVIN AND EL ALFA

Diplo’s Major Lazer unveils “Que Calor,” featuring J Balvin and Dominican dembow pioneer El Alfa, alongside a brand new video today; listen and watch here. Following previous collaborations with both featured artists “Que Calor” takes inspiration from each of their home countries, sampling Toto La Momposina’s traditional Colombian-cumbia classic “Curara” and Dominican dembow rhythms. The Jamaica-via-Dominican Republic cousin of reggaeton is rooted in…

Showtek drops animated remix of Major Lazer’s ‘Can’t Take It From Me’

Rework comes in the midst of the Dutch brothers’ global tour Taking time out from their hectic global touring schedule, revered Dutch duo Showtek have delivered a high-energy remix of ‘Can’t Take It From Me’, the latest single from internationally renowned dance music trio Major Lazer, out on Friday 2nd August. STREAM ‘CAN’T TAKE IT FROM ME’ (SHOWTEK REMIX) HERE Building…

Diplo’s Major Lazer Debuts Video For ‘Make It Hot’ With Anitta

Diplo‘s Major Lazer debuts the video for summer single ‘Make It Hot‘ featuring Brazilian superstar Anitta, in partnership with BACARDI. The song unites Spanish-language vocals from Anitta with the group’s dancehall-inspired signature sound. Watch the Jovan Todorovic-directed video here. ‘Make It Hot‘ has already been streamed more than 2 million times since release. The track is the group’s second collab with Anitta following ‘Sua Cara,’…

Skrillex, Tiësto, Tchami, and more confirmed for EDC Japan’s stacked 2019 lineup

Insomniac‘s EDC franchise is coming to fruition with festival season on the horizon. Kicking off 2019 with a wildly successful EDC Mexico in February, the set of festivals is gaining more traction than ever with some rumors for this year’s Vegas installment, including appearances by Adam Beyer and Eric Prydz, as well as a now-confirmed host in Bill Nye The Science Guy. However, Japan…

Major Lazer make Brazil-centric Carnaval mix

Carnaval has just begun in Brazil, and to honor the cheerful chaos that ensues, Major Lazer has put together a brand new mix. The tracklist reveals something particularly special: most of its tracks happen to be by local artists from the area. Diplo and his colleague’s continual willingness to showcase underrated talent from outside the…

Electric Paradise Returns To Punta Canta This December

Welcoming a selection of electronic, urban and hip hop music’s biggest names to the Dominican Republic this December, Juanillo Beach in Cap Cana will be the destination for Electric Paradise Music and Art Festival. Widely recognized as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, the golden sands ​of Juanillo will house an array of party goers in idyllic conditions with J…

Major Lazer Debuts “Loyal” Featuring Kranium and Kizz Daniel, Video Out Now

Major Lazer debuts a new song “Loyal” featuring Jamaican singer Kranium and Nigerian artist Kizz Daniel today. The  song comes accompanied by the fourth visual collaboration between Major Lazer and South African director Adriaan Louw —  listen/watch here:  “Loyal” is the final collaboration from Major Lazer showcasing African artists, following “Tied Up” featuring Mr. Eazi and Raye, “Orkant/Balance Pon It”…

MAJOR LAZER DEBUTS AFROBEATS MIX FEATURING NEW MUSIC, SELECTIONS FROM AFRICAN COLLABORATORS AND INSPIRATIONS “ALL MY LIFE” FEATURING BURNA BOY, VIDEO OUT NOW

TOURING SOUTH AFRICA, MALAWI, NIGERIA, KENYA, ETHIOPIA AND UGANDA THIS FALL Major Lazer debut a brand new Afrobeats Mix, blending music from across the continent and lending their global platform to trendsetting African artists and their longtime inspirations and collaborators, as well as teasing new music, here. Additionally a new song, “All My Life,” featuring…

Djakarta Warehouse Project 10th Anniversary (DWPX)

DJAKARTA WAREHOUSE PROJECT X (DWPX) DROPS HUGE PHASE 1 LINEUP THE WEEKND, DJ SNAKE, MAJOR LAZER, PORTER ROBINSON ANNOUNCED 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION TO BE HELD AT NEW BALI VENUE EXPANDS TO 3 DAYS 7th-9th DECEMBER 2018 Djakarta Warehouse Project (DWP) has come a long way since its inception in 2008. Evolving from underground raves into…

RUDIMENTAL x MAJOR LAZER UNVEIL THE OFFICIAL VIDEO TO “LET ME LIVE” FT. ANNE-MARIE & MR EAZI

RUDIMENTAL’S THIRD ALBUM “TOAST TO OUR DIFFERENCES” – OUT SEPTEMBER 7TH PRE-ORDER HERE BRIT-award winning collective Rudimental and iconic dance music crew Major Lazer have unveiled the eagerly-awaited official video to latest single, “Let Me Live”, featuring Anne-Marie and Mr Eazi. “Let Me Live”, which features on Rudimental’s third studio album, “TOAST TO OUR DIFFERENCES”’,…

MAJOR LAZER DOCUMENTARY, ‘GIVE ME FUTURE’, TRAILER REVEALED

Major Lazer and the trio’s historic 2016 Havana, Cuba performance are the focus of forthcoming documentary ‘Give Me Future’. The documentary premieres 17th November via Apple Music. Hosted outside of the United States Embassy in Cuba, the performance unexpectedly drew nearly half-a-million spectators. The documentary offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how the event came together. Additionally, the…

MAJOR LAZER PREMIERES VIDEO FOR “PARTICULA,” FEATURING DJ MAPHORISA, NASTY C, ICE PRINCE, PATORANKING AND JIDENNA

SHOT IN JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA KNOW NO BETTER EP OUT NOW Major Lazer’s Johannesburg, South Africa-shot video for “Particula”—watch it here. Directed by South African filmmaker Adriaan Louw, the video features appearances from native South Africans Maphorisa and Nasty C, Nigerian rapper Ice Prince, and Nigerian-American recording artist Jidenna. “Ive always wanted to shoot a film like this in Johannesburg,” says Louw. “It was creating an…

MAJOR LAZER DEBUTS GROUNDBREAKING INTERACTIVE VIDEO FOR “KNOW NO BETTER”

Major Lazer debuts an interactive version of their video for “Know No Better,” featuring Travis Scott, Camila Cabello and Quavo, today. One of the first ever videos of its kind, viewers can now switch between the dream and reality storylines portrayed in the original version, an experience facilitated by Eko in collaboration with director Philip Andelman.  “Eko’s unique interactivity enables creators to connect…

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” Is Now The Most-Streamed Song In The UK

Ed Sheeran‘s smash hit ‘Shape of You’ is now the highest-streamed song of all-time in the United Kingdom, dethroning Drake‘s megahit ‘One Dance’ featuring Wizkid and Kyla. A newly released report by the Official Charts Company, which gathers data and publishes weekly song charts in the U.K., claims that ‘Shape of You’ has been streamed over 184 million times in the U.K. alone. The…

Major Lazer Co-Producer King Henry Shares ‘Destiny’ With Ry X

While you may not be super familiar with L.A.-based producer King Henry, you’ve likely heard several of his works. The Major Lazer co-producer has contributed on production and writing for hits including “Know No Better,” “Cold Water” with Justin Bieber and “Run Up” with Nicki Minaj. The Grammy-nominated producer now presents the lead single, “Destiny,” from his upcoming EP coming out on Black Butter and Henry’s…

“Lean On” Joins The 1 Billion Streams List On Spotify

Blow a kiss, fire a gun All we need is somebody to lean on These words were probably sang at some point in time by most of you reading this article. Major Lazer and co-producer DJ Snake featuring pop singer MØ have just reached the “Billion Plays Club” on Spotify with their anthem ‘Lean On’. Currently at 1,001,715,849streams and growing, ‘Lean On’ is…

Major Lazer Kick Off Summer With Two New Tracks

Major Lazer – Sound of Rum – The trio who have been working on new material over the last year and whom have also dropped two new tracks at a party thrown in collaboration with BACARDI to kick off summer: ‘Front of the Line,’ performed exclusively at the event and ‘Know no Better‘ with Fifth…

DJ SNAKE & MAJOR LAZER’S “LEAN ON” HITS 2 BILLION VIEWS

Without a doubt, 2015 and most of 2016 was characterized by the incredibly widespread presence of DJ Snake and Major Lazer‘s hit single “Lean On,” taken from the latter’s third studio album Peace Is The Mission. Played across international radio stations, DJ sets at clubs and festivals alike, and remixed to infinity by producers all across…

Ushuaïa Ibiza Presents Brand New ‘Limited Edition’ Concept

Ushuaïa Ibiza – Limited Edition – Setting the standard when it comes to exceptional events, Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel has revealed an all new concept for Wednesday nights on the white isle. Featuring headline appearances from Ushuaïa regulars as well as a select handful of major international players who have yet to play at the iconic…

MAJOR LAZER SHARE SELFIE-OBSESSED VIDEO FOR ‘RUN UP’

Featuring Nick Minaj and PARTYNEXTDOOR… Major Lazer have unveiled the video for their latest single ‘Run Up’ which features both Nicki Minaj and Canadian rapper PARTYNEXTDOOR. The video has been directed by Paul, Luc and Martin who are the creative force behind Belgian breakout artist Stromae. The video itself looks to poke fun at the…

MAJOR LAZER’S COLLABORATION WITH NICKI MINAJ IS FINALLY HERE

Diplo, Nicki Minaj, and PARTYNEXTDOOR have been teasing this collaboration for a while, and today, January 26th, it’s finally here. The track is titled “Run Up,” and it’s the second single of their forthcoming album Music Is The Weapon, though the future of the anticipated LP isn’t so certain. In a recent interview with Zane Lowe on Beats…

Major Lazer to partner with Bacardi

Major Lazer to partner with Bacardi Alcohol companies have become some of the most ardent sponsors of the commercial dance music industry. Brands like Absolut and Smirnoff have become prolific patrons of this burgeoning facet of youth party culture. Bacardi will be the latest in this tradition to carve out an enormous sponsorship deal with iconic EDM talents, locking…

Major Lazer and Showtek Unleash ‘Believer’

Major Lazer and Showtek Unleash ‘Believer’ After thrilling countless fans the world over since the beginning of this year, Major Lazer andShowtek have finally unleashed their highly-anticipated collaboration: ‘Believer’. The track already caused a myriad of breathtaking moments at festivals such as Parookaville, Lollapalooza, Burning Man and Rock Am Ring, now seeing its official release…

COACHELLA SETS 2016

While nearly every Coachella set has been removed from Soundcloud for the time being, Mixcloud is a much more lawless place. It’s entirely possible that by posting these sets, we could be directly leading to them being taken down even sooner. As such, it’s imperative that you all listen to as many as you can right…

MAJOR LAZER – WAVE (BIG GIGANTIC REMIX)

MAJOR LAZER – WAVE (BIG GIGANTIC REMIX) Big Gigantic follows their namesake pretty closely, serving up big, gigantic pieces of music on the regular. Fortunately, it seems they’ve stepped up their game even further with their latest remix of “Wave” by Major Lazer. “Wave” appeared on the deluxe edition of Peace Is The Mission, and we’ve…

LOLLAPALOOZA UNVEILS STACKED LINEUP FOR 2016, 25TH ANNIVERSARY

LOLLAPALOOZA UNVEILS STACKED LINEUP FOR 2016, 25TH ANNIVERSARY Lollapalooza has set itself apart as one of the most iconic music festivals in the US – having been founded by Jane’s Addiction singer Perry Farrell in 1991, 2016 marks Lollapalooza’s triumphant 25th anniversary (not counting the off years, 1997-2003). Today, Lollapalooza revealed the lineup for its 25th year and…

2015 IDMA WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED

2015 IDMA WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED The 31st Annual International Dance Music Awards just announced the winners, and the results are pretty shocking. While there are some well deserved wins, a handful of the names will make you scratch your head. For starters, Justin Bieber’s name somehow ended up winning the Dubstep/Drum & Bass category with “Where Are Ü…

JACK U TO PREMIERE NEW MUSIC DURING COACHELLA

JACK U TO PREMIERE NEW MUSIC DURING COACHELLA With Jack U scheduled to perform at Coachella on both April 15th and April 22nd weekends, Jack U has some details about new music headed your way. During Major Lazer’s show in Cuba, Diplo spoke to Charlie Rose about plans to release new songs, just in time…

MAJOR LAZER’S PERFORMANCE IN CUBA

MAJOR LAZER’S PERFORMANCE IN CUBA Major Lazer just performed in Cuba on Sunday, the first artist to do so since Audioslave in 2005, and only the second since 1962. The free show was the beginning of what Fusion calls “an action-packed month,” culminating with President Obama’s visit to the island on March 21. Major Lazer,…

Christian Paul & Keller Remix Major Lazer Into Emotive Future Bass Anthem

Christian Paul & Keller Remix Major Lazer Into Emotive Future Bass Anthem Major Lazer has had an undeniably huge year. From scoring the biggest hit in EDM with “Lean On,” to delivering a celebrated new album, Peace Is The Mission, there’s no doubt 2016 will be bigger still. Now fellow Torontonians Christian Paul and Keller…

Parklife tops 2016 lineup with Major Lazer, Jamie XX and more

Parklife tops 2016 lineup with Major Lazer, Jamie XX and more Parklife Festival is gearing up for their seventh edition, and behind the announcement of the 2016 lineup, the festival is promising one of the most diverse blends of talent on the summer circuit. The Manchester mainstay event will take place on June 11 and…

CRAIG DAVID’S “FILL ME IN” BROUGHT UK GARAGE TO THE US TOP 40

CRAIG DAVID’S “FILL ME IN” BROUGHT UK GARAGE TO THE US TOP 40 His 2000 solo debut laid the foundation for my sonic future in the process. These last twelve months have marked the return of iconic music acts: Underworld, The Chemical Brothers, Leftfield, LCD Soundsystem. The comeback I’m most geeked out about, however, is…

Major Lazer, Jamie Jones to appear on Katy B’s forthcoming album, ‘Honey’

Major Lazer, Jamie Jones to appear on Katy B’s forthcoming album, ‘Honey’ 26-year-old Kathleen Anne Brien, best known to fans simply as Katy B, has skyrocketed to the top of the UK music scene. The singer-songwriter’s upcoming album, Honey, will feature noteworthy appearances from Major Lazer, Kaytranada, Four Tet, Jamie Jones, Hannah Wants and more. Having recently unveiled a…

MAJOR LAZER SET TO PERFORM IN CUBA

MAJOR LAZER SET TO PERFORM IN CUBA It has only be a handful of months since the US restored relations with Cuba, and US artists are starting to make their way to the island nation. U.S. trio Major Lazer is set to perform a free show for thousands of fans on March 6 in Havana, making…

MØ perform “Lean On” live at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert

MØ perform “Lean On” live at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert EDM seemed to have taken a strong foothold at the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway over the weekend, with Kygo becoming the first-ever electronic artistto perform in the esteemed event’s history and MØ singing her chart-topping dance hit “Lean On” with…

Major Lazer Releases 5 New Tracks with Peace Is The Mission Extended

Major Lazer Releases 5 New Tracks with Peace Is The Mission Extended Major Lazer has released Peace Is The Mission Extended, as Diplo promised back in October. The extended version of their third studio album which was released in June and features the massive hit “Lean On,” features five all new tracks. Check out the…

Electric Paradise Releases Full Lineup Featuring Skrillex, Major Lazer, Porter Robinson, Martin Garrix, Steve Angello & More

Electric Paradise Releases Full Lineup Featuring Skrillex, Major Lazer, Porter Robinson, Martin Garrix, Steve Angello & More Electric Paradise Music Festival is returning to beautiful Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic on December 19th with a massive lineup, cementing its status as the region’s biggest multi-stage festival in the region. To learn more and find…

Major Lazer & DJ Snake Hit Track “Lean On” Is Now Spotify’s Most Streamed Song

Major Lazer & DJ Snake Hit Track “Lean On” Is Now Spotify’s Most Streamed Song Music critics and fans spend each summer dubbing a particular song the unofficial “song of the summer.” Sometimes a few songs emerge as contenders, but this year one hit track shadowed over its competition; “Lean On” by Major Lazer and  DJ Snake featuring MØ quickly…

Major Lazer Announces Collaboration With The Weeknd On Upcoming Album

Major Lazer Announces Collaboration With The Weeknd On Upcoming Album Diplo and the Major Lazer gang have just revealed a couple pieces of exciting news about their upcoming album Music Is The Weapon, one of them being a previously unknown collaborative track with none other than The Weeknd. Diplo sat down with AMP Radio to discuss…