Years Active: 2009-present
Genres: Trip-hop, Hip Hop, Reggae Fusion, Reggae, Dancehall
Major Lazer is a collaborative musical project featuring DJ/Producers Diplo and Switch. Major Lazer's live shows usually include hype man Skerrit Bwoy. After landing a deal with Downtown Records before even recording a note of music, Diplo & Switch set out for Jamaica to record a project that, like most of Diplo’s projects before it, would highlight the little-known subgenres, this time of Jamaica’s dancehall scene. The duo's first album “Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do” was released in June 2009, on Downtown Records. It was recorded in Jamaica at Tuff Gong Studios. Vocalists such as Santigold, Vybz Kartel, Ward 21, Busy Signal, Nina Sky, Amanda Blank, Mr. Vegas, Turbulence,...
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