By Kampala Sun writer.
American DJ, Rapper and Record producer Thomas Wesley Pentz, known by his stage name Diplo is due in Kampala.
News reaching our desk is that Diplo, the wizard behind Major Lazer, an electronic music trio, will perform on April 21. Although details on where he would perform were still sketchy, we have since learnt that he will perform at Golf Course Hotel.
The Grammy award winner and a dynamic force is famed for creating a unique blend of electronic dance music fused with pop, reggae, dancehall and hip hop.
He has also produced massive hits for Justin Beiber, Madonna, MIA, Beyonce, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Britney Spears, Iggy Azalea, Sean Paul, 2 Chainz, Bruno Mars and Chris Brown.
Major Lazer’s single “Lean On,” took the world by storm, becoming the most successful independently released song of all time. It became one of only a handful of videos to reach 1 billion views on YouTube! Talent Africa’s CEO Aly Allibhai said Diplo will be in Uganda as part of his African tour.
“We look forward to hosting Diplo one of the world’s best DJs and Producers here in Kampala as a part of his African tour. This will go down to be the biggest party to ever happen in Uganda with a mind blowing production and design. Walshy Fire from Major Lazer has also been confirmed for the event and he will be hosting the party, it’s going to be fire!” says Talent Africa’s CEO Aly Alibhai.