Thomas Wesley Pentz
(born November 10, 1978), better known by his stage name Diplo
, is a Los Angeles-based American DJ, music producer, rapper, and songwriter. He founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. Among other jobs, he has worked as a school teacher in Philadelphia. He is also the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project, Major Lazer. His 2013 Ep "Revolution" debuted at #68 on the Billboard 200.
During his rise to notability, Diplo worked with British musician...... more