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Diplo Goes Downtown

DIPLO GOES DOWNTOWN: Grammy-nominated DJ, producer and recording artist Diplo, best known for his work with M.I.A., including the smash single, “Paper Planes,” has signed with Downtown Music Publishing. Diplo’s production and remix resume includes collaborations with Santigold, Radiohead, Lil’ Jon, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Snoop Dogg and Kid Cudi. He’s currently starring in a nationwide ad campaign for Blackberry Torch, embedded below, and in the studio recording Downtown/Interscope artist Major Lazer. (10/25p)