Major Lazer To Release New Music In January, Says Diplo

Christina Lee | October 30, 2016 9:56 am
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Looks like Diplo‘s band Major Lazer will kick off 2017 with brand new music. Over the weekend, Diplo teased an unreleased song featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR on Snapchat. When a fan asked about it, he broke the news: “New major lazer comes out in January.” He didn’t specify whether to expect a new song or an album.

Diplo has had a terrific 2016, thanks to hits like “Where Are Ü Now” and “Lean On.” (Those songs featured “Cold Water” vocalists Justin Bieber and , respectively.) This was Diplo doubling down on his own projects, from Major Lazer to Jack Ü with Skrillex.

“When we put out a song with Beyoncé, cool, we’ll get a fee, we’ll get some [publishing] splits, but Beyoncé is going to make a billion dollars touring it,” Diplo told Billboard in May. “If I make a song and it’s my song, like ‘Lean On,’ we’re going to make money off the synchs, the Spotify and we get to headline festivals on it. That’s the model I want to explore.”

See Diplo announce Major Lazer’s new music below.

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