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Diplo Also Has A Four-Year-Old With His Ex

November 17th, 2014 10:37am EST
Diplo
DJ/producer Diplo is a dad again. The dance music star, real name Wesley Pentz, and his ex-girlfriend Kathryn Lockhart recently welcomed son Lazer Lee Louis Pentz. The former couple also has a four-year-old son, acccording to Us Weekly.

The DJ, 36, is currently dating pop star Katy Perry. The pair have been linked since April.

Diplo made headlines last week by posing several body-shaming tweets about Taylor Swift on Twitter, including one reading: "Someone should make a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty."

He later added tweets: "body shaming myself right now" and "are taylor swift ...
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Lorde Blasts Little Known DJ For Body-Shaming Taylor Swift

November 13th, 2014 2:41pm EST
Lorde
Lorde has come to the defense of pal Taylor Swift after Katy Perry's DJ boyfriend Diplo blasted her on social media.

The Major Lazer star posted several body-shaming tweets about Taylor on his Twitter page, including one reading "Someone should make a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty."

Diplo, real name Thomas Wesley Pentz, even linked to an account that some knucklehead named started on website Fundly called "Get Taylor Swift A Booty."

New Zealand singer Lorde got wind of the campaign and posted a reply to Diplo, putting the 36-year-old in his place.

"@diplo should we do somethin...
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Katy Perry And Diplo Spark Dating Rumors With Instagram Photos

June 9th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
Katy Perry And Diplo Spark Dating Rumors With Instagram Photos
Oops! Someone tripped up if Katy Perry and Diplo are trying to keep a relationship on the down-low.

Katy was enjoying a break on Sunday between shows of her Prismatic World Tour when she posted a photo of herself on Instagram laying in a hammock. "Swaying on the hammock under mango trees, fresh freckles on my face, everything irie," she wrote as a caption. The problem is Diplo, real name Thomas Pentz, posted from the very same hammock on Sunday!

Diplo's photo is from a different angle, but he appears to be enjoying some sun while he relaxes on a hammock with the same exact pattern. Perhap...
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Spring Cleaning: Replacing Old Music With New

March 10th, 2008 2:57pm EDT
Santogold
M.I.A. Santogold

M.I.A. without a doubt put out one of the best albums (Kala) of 2007! An amazing mix of jungle dance and 80s new wave, it was unprecedented! With all that being said, it's time to put your "Paper Planes" down and make some room for the next female MC to change your world. Santogold has already gotten the seal of authenticity from pioneers like MIA, Spank Rock, Diplo. Brooklyn breed but world influenced she is making a name from her self on the Nu Rave scene. You can catch her live at festivals all summer long starting at SXSW as part of the Fader showcase. Stand out track...
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Justice To Headline Spring MySpace Music Tour

January 11th, 2008 10:24am EST
Justice
MySpace, the world's most popular social network, today announced the Spring 2008 MySpace Music Tour, featuring the Grammy-nominated French electronic duo Justice with support from Diplo, DJ Mehdi, Chromeo, Busy P and Fancy on select dates.

The second in a series of MySpace produced and branded concert events slated for each fall and spring, the Spring 2008 MySpace Music Tour, produced by Live Nation, the world's largest live music company, will kick off March 3rd in Austin, TX, and finish on March 31st in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets will go on sale to the general public January 9 – 12 at...
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The Decemberists' 'The Long And Short Of It' Tour Kicks Off October 28

August 26th, 2007 7:00pm EDT
Decemberists
The Decemberists are known for their riveting live performances and innovative tours (their last featured the band playing with orchestras in five major U.S. cities). With their latest jaunt – dubbed "The Long and Short of It" and launching October 28th in Chicago – they'll hit 13 cities, playing at least two nights in each market. "Long" evenings will focus on the band's epic, progressive compositions. "Short" nights (while no shorter in set length, we promise) will highlight their more succinct, pop-leaning material. Laura Veirs, who guests on The Decemberists' current album, The Crane Wi...
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