American DJ Thomas Wesley Pentz, known professionally as Diplo, has been nominated under three different categories – Best Dance/Electronic Recording, Best Dance/Electronic Music Album and Songwriter of the Year, 2023 Grammys Non-classical at the awards, ready to perform. In the first run of the Lollapalooza Music Festival in India.
Diplo, the creative force behind ‘Major Lazer’ (featuring Diplo, DJ Walshy Fire and Ape Drums) began his career as a DJ and served as a producer and co-writer on M.I.A.’s 2007 album Got my first taste of big success. ‘Kala’, which included the hit ‘Paper Planes’.
Diplo rose to prominence with the album’s success. He has since worked with artists such as Chris Brown, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dogg, Kid Cudi, Shakira, Ariana Grande, and Beyoncé. Interestingly, Diplo took his stage name from the Diplodocus dinosaur, a creature he was fascinated with as a child.
Talking about Lollapalooza, the festival will be held for the first time in India at the iconic Mahalaxmi Racecourse in Mumbai, where it will feature over 40 artistes across a variety of sounds, genres and eras across 4 different stages.
The 2-day music festival will provide over 20 hours of unforgettable live music, art and culture on January 28 and 29, 2023.
Stage-wise tickets for the first edition of Lollapalooza India are available on Lollaindia.com. The festival will be co-produced by BookMyShow.
On the other hand, the lineup also includes some popular Indian artists like Prateek KuhadAlec Benjamin, Jackson Wang, Chelsea Cutler, The Wombats, Imanbeck, Casablanca, Apache, Raveena, Divine, Japanese Breakfast, Median, The Yellow Diary, The F16S, Kayan, Tejas, House of Hashbase, bloodywoodSandunes, Esquipesearching, Madboy/Mink, Till Apps, Kumail, Kavya, Mali, Abhi Mir, Bombay Brass, Parimal Shis, Tanmay Bhatnagar, etc.
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