Major Lazer’s Diplo: “I’m not really a musician…” (Q348 Preview)

Major Lazer’s Diplo: “I’m not really a musician…” (Q348 Preview)

majorlazerDespite a slew of big production and songwriting credits, plus his own band Major Lazer, Diplo (left, with bandmates Walshy Fire and DJ Jillionaire) tells Q he’s “not really a musician” in our new issue out now.

Get Q348, out now in print and digital, for the full interview as he leads Q’s Dorian Lynskey through an action-packed visit to Paris, and evaluates his place at popular culture’s cutting edge.

“I’m not really a musician,” he suggests. “I’m more of a curator. I’m not a masterful player or anything. I’m just lucky that I can see things in a different way.”

Get Q now, for the full interview including Diplo’s ability to spot trends before everyone else and use them for his own musical ends, his work with MIA, Madonna and more.

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