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Diplo revamps with Rick Rubin, but M.I.A. isn't having it
Diplo revamps with Rick Rubin, but M.I.A. isn't having it

In a recent interview with legendary producer Rick Rubin, Diplo seeks a new future. But in some ways, he still can't quite escape his past. The talk, in Interview magazine, is a long and insightful conversation about his path from re-contextualizing hip-hop and global beat music as a DJ in Florida and Philadelphia, to becoming one of Las Vegas' most bankable EDM figures — and where he might go next to absolve himself of that title. "I never got tied down to any social scene. I was just into creating stuff," he told Rubin. "And I think, even today, that's how I'm able to work and move between so many different genres...

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