DJ and Major Lazer performer Diplo may be facing criminal charges brought against him by the city attorney's office in Los Angeles, California after the initial investigation of a complaint alleging that he sexually assaulted a young woman in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Any hopes that Diplo and Rihanna will be working on tunes in the future seem a bit up in the air after the producer shared a recent exchange between the pair. After playing a tune for the Bajan superstar, Diplo’s track was referred to as the cheesy watered down reggae tracks one might hear in […]


Diplo might be beloved by hipsters for his contributions to dance music and his Major Lazer side project, but the producer might want to lay off lame attempts at humor. The Mad Decent label head made a tasteless joke related to R. Kelly‘s ongoing struggle of allegedly holding women under his spell.

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Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright,” one of 16 tracks to appear on his critically acclaimed, Grammy-nominated sophomore effort, To Pimp A Butterfly, receives a jazzy remix courtesy of Terrace Martin, a key figure in crafting the album’s jazz-influenced sound.


Producer, DJ and Mad Decent label chief Diplo has partnered with classic footwear brand K-Swiss to create its recently announced “The Board” campaign. The initiative was spearheaded by Diplo and will grant 100 entrepreneurs an opportunity to collaborate and connect regarding creative measures to boost the K-Swiss brand while learning from industry insiders.

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Diplo loves squabbling with his classmates in celebrity high school. Like the biggest bully, he’s back to stir up some more trouble and for no apparent reason. His latest victim? Taylor Swift.


Nickesse “Nicky Da B”  Toney , a rising star in the New Orleans bounce music scene, has died at the age of 24. No word on the cause of his death has yet been released, but he was currently working on a release with famed producer Diplo.

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The “Gucci, Gucci” rapper Kreayshawn, recently discovered she was emailing with a person she thought to be the producer and head honcho at Mad Decent.

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Frank Ocean has fans anxious for new music, as he’s currently on hiatus while recording his sophomore LP. Mum is the word on the aforementioned project, but a ray of light comes via a song called “Hero,” featuring the Odd Future singer-songwriter, former members of The Clash, Mick Jones and Paul Simonon, and Diplo.

The national news says 49 of the 50 U.S. states have been hit with some sort of snow struggle. If your electricity remains to be intact, it’s a good enough reason to ignore the winter wonderland beyond your door and check in with The Wrap Up: Hip-Hop Wired’s Top 10 Videos Of The Week.

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Mac Miller didn’t include the production credits when he unveiled the official tracklist for Watching Movies With The Sound Off a few days ago. This may have been a mere coincidence, but if he had, we would know that an otherwise random song called “Goosebumpz” had monster potential.


Riff Raff is making moves ya’ll. He already seems like a character, but the Houston native will get the chance to show off his true acting skills on a forthcoming episode of One Life to Live.