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New Music: Major Lazer & Bad Royale – “My Number”

If you're not paying close attention while listening to the first half of "My Number," a new collaboration between Major Lazer and Mad Decent signees…
Andy Cush / December 6, 2016

Diplo Says New Major Lazer Is Coming in January, Shares Diwali Edition of “Cold Water”

Electronic dancehall music outfit Major Lazer will release new music in January 2017, Diplo announced today in a tweet. Replying to a fan who asked about a song in the…
Anna Gaca / October 29, 2016

Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Major Lazer, and More Will Play at New York City’s Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival, which kicks off a stacked fall for New York music festivals, is bringing the most star-studded lineup of artists in its five-year history.
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2016

Panorama 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The inaugural Panorama Festival — a.k.a. "East Coast Coachella" — took place at Randall's Island in New York City this past weekend, and it more…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2016

Have a Glass of ‘Cold Water’ From Major Lazer, Justin Bieber, and Mø

After weeks of teasers and a midweek leak, Major Lazer's new song featuring Justin Bieber and Mø, "Cold Water," is officially here. It's a copacetic…
Anna Gaca / July 22, 2016

SPIN at Firefly 2016: Portraits of Grouplove, Quilt, Walshy Fire, and More

Throughout Father’s Day weekend, SPIN was on-site at the Firefly Music Festival at the Toyota Music Den, where we invited many of the fest’s best…
Drew Fortune / June 21, 2016

Travi$ Scott Rolls to the Party Solo in Major Lazer’s ‘Night Riders’ Video

"Night Riders" didn't get pushed as a single after it appeared a year ago on Major Lazer's Peace Is the Mission, but today the posse cut —…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

Sasquatch! 2016: Day 1 at Toyota Music Den with Rudimental, Digable Planets, and More

It’s easy to lose yourself in the natural beauty of the Gorge, the backdrop to the Sasquatch! Music festival. Inspiration comes easy and creativity flows…
Drew Fortune / May 29, 2016

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2016 Lineup: J. Cole, Jane’s Addiction, Major Lazer, and More

Las Vegas' Life Is Beautiful festival will have a strong lineup in its fourth year: The three-day event — which has featured Stevie Wonder, OutKast, and…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2016

‘Calentura: Global Bassment’ Gets Jacked-Up Low-End From Bass Producers

Fania Records has partnered with global-focused bass DJ crew Calentura for a compilation of remixed tracks from the Latin label's iconic catalog. Calentura: Global Bassment, out…
Harley Brown / March 10, 2016

Photos: Major Lazer’s Historic Performance in Havana, Cuba

On March 6, Major Lazer became one of the first large-scale American acts to perform in Cuba since both countries' diplomatic ties were restored in 2015.
SPIN Staff / March 7, 2016

Katy B Squads Up With Major Lazer and Craig David on ‘Who Am I’

Katy B's upcoming album Honey is a star-studded affair — the two tracks we've gotten thus far feature Floating Points and Four Tet as well was KAYTRANADA…
Brennan Carley / February 4, 2016

Major Lazer Will Be the First Major U.S. Act to Play Cuba Since Newly Restored Diplomatic Ties

Diplo's genre-crossing Major Lazer has always been a solid indicator of where the sounds of Top 40, dancehall, electronic, and reggae stitch together. That's why…
Brennan Carley / January 12, 2016

Sasquatch! 2016 Lineup: Florence + the Machine, the Cure, Disclosure, More

Sasquatch! has announced its 2016 lineup, topped by perhaps soon-to-be perennial festival headliner Florence + the Machine (not that we're complaining by any means). The…
Harley Brown / January 12, 2016

D.R.A.M. Hops On Remix of Major Lazer and Ellie Goulding’s ‘Powerful’

D.R.A.M.'s making the most of his banner 2015: squabbling with Drake over his alleged sampling of the Virginia hip-hop up and comer's "Cha Cha;" releasing a…
Brennan Carley / November 18, 2015
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