Madonna is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman which is just a few titles mentioned on her ever impressive resume. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos that still never cease to amaze her fans to this day. Madonna has announced that Diplo, the dance music mega-producer, will help kick off the launch of her Rebel Heart World Tour as the opening act on September 9th and 10th at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. Diplo has produced and co-wrote many of the tracks on the pop legend’s new album, Rebel Heart, including “Bitch I’m Madonna” and “Living For Love.”
Diplo has an impressive growing resume of his own, especially after a massive summer with the platinum-selling success of “Where Are U Now” with Jack U, Justin Bieber, and Major Lazer radio smash “Lean On.” In addition to his music producing and DJing, he founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. As Madonna stated on her website, “To have Diplo open for me is my dream come true. Montreal is about to TURN UP!!!! We Go Hard or We Go Home!” As you can see, this dynamic duo is definitely something you won’t want to miss out on!
Major Lazer is an electronic music group created by record producer Diplo, with current members Jillionaire and Walshy Fire. Also, Boaz van de Beatz and Jr. Blender often contribute to the groups projects, even though they are not official members. Initially the English DJ and producer Switch was part of the group, but the two parted ways in late 2011. Their music spans numerous genres, usually fusing reggae and dancehall music with dance genres such as electro house. Major Lazer has had quite a year thus far, from linking up with DJ Snake and MO for “Lean On”, which continues to be one of the biggest hits of the year so far, to claiming the number 1 spot on the Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart with Peace is the Mission.
Major Lazer has switched spots with Jamie XX’s In Colour, to take the rightful place with their latest hit. Walshy Fire, Jillionaire, and Diplo have announced that a follow up record is due later this year, which could also claim the top spot on Billboard’s Dance/Electronic Album in the future. On top of everything that is going on for Major Lazer, they just released an official remix from Vanic of the opening track from the album, “Be Together”, which gives an overall unique sound to the track. Be sure to listen to the remix below as well as Major Lazer’s Peace is the Mission. Stay tuned for the future endeavors that Major Lazer has in store for their fans!
Major Lazer teams up with Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T and Mad Cobra to release this massive new single titled ‘Night Rider’ off their forthcoming album – PEACE IS THE MISSION – out June 1st. This new single will set the streets on fire this Summer.
Check out their other tracks from their upcoming album – “Roll The Bass” and “Lean On:”
Pre-order their new album here: http://smarturl.it/PITMiTunes