Diplo, Diplodocus, Wes Gully, and Wes Diplo are all pseudonyms of Wesley Pentz, a Philadelphia-based producer and DJ since 2003. Together with DJ Low Budget he runs Hollertronix, a party and music collective. In addition to his solo career, he has worked with Sri-Lankan/Tamil singer and artist M.I.A.. The two were also romantically involved. Pentz's alias, short for Diplodocus, derives from his childhood fascination with dinosaurs.
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1) Maluca is an artist based on New York City signed to Mad Decent, the record label started by Diplo. She released an EP for her single, El Tigeraso, in August 2009 consisting of the single and remixes by Feadz, Giant Man, Sticky K, and Nguzu Nguzu. 2) MaLuca (full name Matt Lucas) is a young electronic artist from Cork, Ireland signed to Just Chill Our Records. Notable tracks include "I Couldn't Leave You" and "If We Ran For It".
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Almost out of nowhere, Los Angeles’ Dillon Francis has broken from the throng of young electronic music dj/producers. With a stream of world-class remixes and releases, Dillon has caught the attention of some of the top players in club land, including Steve Aoki, Diplo, Will I. Am, Drop The Lime, Sinden, and Tittsworth, to name some. In less than a year his blistering productions have been heavily supported by Major Lazer, who opened their show with “Westside!,” a Dutch House-flavored monster that was consistently rinsed by top djs on both sides of the pond, including Sinden and Steve Aoki.
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