Published On: Mon, Jan 18th, 2016

Diplo will perform in February in Pakistan



American DJ Thomas Wesley Pentz, also known for his stage name Diplo, is going to perform in Pakistan and the big news is that he will be collaborating with local talents, rapper-producer Adil Omar and electronic music producer Talal Qureshi.

The songwriter, who is three-time Grammy nominee, posted on Twitter to give the grand news and Pakistanis are much excited.

The two local rapper-producers verified the news by saying that “Diplo will indeed be coming to Pakistan in February along with Elliphant. All four of them will be doing a show together and also work on other content.”

Diplo rapped for Lazer’s Lean On and Justin Bieber’s Where Are You Now and got much appreciation by the fans.

The king of electronic dancehall music (EDM) requires no introduction as he has worked with the likes of Britney Spears, Madonna, Shakira, Beyoncé, No qualm, Justin Bieber, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, Bruno Mars amid a lot of other important persons.

He has also worked to co-produce numerous songs on Madonna’s 2015 album Rebel Heart and also team up with Skrillex to make the couple Jack Ü.

In particular, he is the co-producer and front associate of Major Lazer who have released their third album, Peace Is the Mission, characterizing alliances with Ariana Grande, Ellie Goulding amid others, the previous year.

In the meantime, Adil and Talal got ramble appraisal for their previous song Nighat & Paras.

The couple also carried out at the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival for the initial time and released a five-track EP called Saturday Night Killing Machine, the previous year.

Diplo will arrive together with Swedish rapper Elliphant.

The show would be the initial display in Pakistan to be headlined by such a great artist, and could optimistically be a means for more performers to visit the country.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.