Diplo touches fans with thought-provoking post on performance in Pakistan

Diplo has been making headlines for years now; performing in multiple countries and continents, grabbing prestigious awards and living the dream of every producer or artist out there. This time, Diplo shines light onto things most of us never even cared to think of. In a recent Facebook post, the dance music mammoth reflected upon his experience playing at Islamabad, Pakistan.

I spent 24 hours in Islamabad… Meeting young musicians, new fans, students, embassy folks, parents, artists, security…

Posted by Diplo on Saturday, February 27, 2016

Most of us reading this probably go to concerts, clubs, bars, festivals and whatever else. If not often, we’ve had the experience or we have the choice. What we don’t realize is the fact that this routine we’re accustomed to is more than just a privilege.

Crowds flock to clubs, concerts, Tommorrowland, Ultra and more; we see tens of thousands of people having the best times of their lives at these shows. Being a part of the community, we mostly tend to just see the positive side of things. However, the unfortunate reality is brutal; not all of us are lucky enough to enjoy these experiences.

It’s time for us all to count our blessings and not take what we have for granted. Together, let’s shape this world and eliminate these unfortunate realities.