Diplo Says Major Lazer's Next Album Could Be Its Last


After 10 years of 'round-the-world hype, Major Lazer could also be coming to an finish. Diplo just lately spoke to Complex in regards to the group's long-awaited fifth album, and he casually talked about that it might be the final within the decade-spanning saga, citing his fixed involvement in so many different initiatives.

He's been fairly busy releasing tunes, not solely as a solo artist, however as a part of his new duo Silk City, alongside Mark Ronson, and LSD, his trio with Sia and Labrinth. As it’s, it takes years for the music Major Lazer makes to see the sunshine of day. Diplo added that the fifth album options tracks he and companions Walshy Fire and Jillionaire have made spanning the group's decade of existence.

Major Lazer has at all times has a little bit of a bumpy existence, and it's seen plenty of stylistic adjustments by the 12 months. Major Lazer started as a duo between Diplo and U.Ok. producer Switch. The sound was distinctly wild, dripping with Caribbean dancehall and reggae affect. Jamaican dancer Skerrit Bwoy was a figurehead for the group, headed by a cartoon normal with a laser-gun for an arm. Skerrit Bwoy ultimately left the music scene for good, citing a flip towards deeper spiritual beliefs, and Switch left Major Lazer in 2011.

Jillionaire and Walshy Fire joined the lineup quickly after. Major Lazer turned extra of a crossover dance-pop outfit, releasing songs with notable stars Ellie Goulding and a pair of Chainz, ultimately even Justin Bieber. Currently, Major Lazer explores African influences with a six-date tour of the continent and new tracks that includes established African artists.

There is but to be a launch date for Major Lazer's fifth album. If the information is true, there isn’t a telling how lengthy it is going to take earlier than Major Lazer bows out for good. Billboard Dance reached out to Major Lazer's staff for additional remark. Read the complete interview with Diplo in Complex.