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Diplo breaks silence on Jillionaire’s Major Lazer departure

Following the recent announcement that Ape Drums was to become the latest addition to global group Major Lazer, the group’s charismatic frontman Diplo has now broken his silence on the recent departure of Jillionaire. Following 8 years with the group, Jillionaire decided to call it quits, but Big Dippy was full of nothing but respect when it came to his former colleague, adding:

“Jillionaire will always be part of this team. Ape Drums is helping with production on some tracks so he is going to tour with us as well Like John Mayer joining ‘The Grateful Dead.”

With Diplo himself busy juggling a number of projects, including his own solo career, his ‘Silk City’ project with Mark Ronson, and his ‘LSD‘ work alongside Labrinth and Sia, rumours have also continued to circulate around a possible reunion for Jack Ü, Diplo’s b2b set-up with Skrillex. Major Lazer are due to release their fourth album soon, but as far as we know, this one will be without Jillionaire.



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