How Did Diplo Become One of the Biggest Names in Music? - DJBooth

How Did Diplo Become One of the Biggest Names in Music?

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Don't look now, but Diplo's kind of a big deal. In fact, it may not be an exxageration to say he's one of the most influential people in modern music, period. But while the EDM community likely already know Thomas Wesley Pentz like the back of their turnt-up hand, the man's history remains a bit murky for the more hip-hop head focused fan. So just how did a kid from Florida rise to become a man with Beyonce on speed dial?

Good question, that's why we've teamed up with the good folks at Green Label to break down the full arch of Diplo's career so far, from his earliest days at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach to producing songs from Justin Bieber and everywhere in between. Enjoy...

15-STEP TOUR THROUGH DIPLO'S CAREER

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