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Major Lazer

Major Lazer
Formed: 2008 in Kingston, Jamaica
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Genre: World, Other
Group Members: Diplo, Switch
Biography: Major Lazer is the digital reggae/dancehall project of Diplo (Philadelphia's Wes Pentz) and Switch (London's Dave Taylor), two globetrotting, tastemaking DJ/producers whose previous collaborations notably included production work for M.I.A. and Santigold. Recorded at Jamaica's Tuff Gong studios, their ...Read full biography
Free the Universe
Released: 2013
Label: Secretly Canadian
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His co-conspirator Switch may have moved on, but with producer Diplo's bag of tricks and his hipper-than-hip selection of guests (including major help from producers Jillionaire and Walshy Fire), the ...Read full review
Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do
Released: 2009
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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Pan-American dance diplomats Diplo and Switch moved from Brazilian baile funk and Baltimore club music to Jamaican dancehall for Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do, the debut album for their Major Lazer ...Read full review
More Major Lazer albums: Main Albums (2), Singles & EPs (22), Others (1)
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