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Thomas Wesley Pentz (born November 10, 1978), known professionally as Diplo, is an American DJ, songwriter and record producer based in Los Angeles. He is the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project Major Lazer, a member of the supergroup LSD with Sia and Labrinth, a member of electronic duo Jack Ü with producer and DJ Skrillex, and a member of Silk City with Mark Ronson. He founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diplo has received more than 7,707,007 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Diplo is the 1,867th most popular musician (down from 1,411th in 2019), the 9,689th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,760th in 2019) and the 806th most popular American Musician.

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  • 2.71

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  • 4.57

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Among musicians, Diplo ranks 1,867 out of 2,675Before him are Woody Shaw, Jason Orange, Gem Archer, David Marks, Paul Oakenfold, and Hiromi Uehara. After him are James Shaffer, Alex Chilton, Truls Mørk, Yuri Landman, Steve Rothery, and Sarah McLachlan.

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Among people born in 1978, Diplo ranks 218Before him are Chelsea Peretti, Jérôme Rothen, Sylvie Meis, Vanness Wu, Ivan Leko, and James Badge Dale. After him are Robert Kirkman, Marta Etura, Tinga, Nicky Byrne, Shiri Appleby, and Ramūnas Šiškauskas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Diplo ranks 9,689 out of 15,968Before him are David Marks (1948), John Brown Gordon (1832), Ne-Yo (1979), Pamela Melroy (1961), Mary Carew (1913), and David Henrie (1989). After him are Jon Jones (1987), Cornel West (1953), Hap Sharp (1928), Ian Bohen (1976), Harold Camping (1921), and James Shaffer (1970).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Diplo ranks 806Before him are Michael Romeo (1968), Devendra Banhart (1981), Eddie Harris (1934), Steve Albini (1962), Woody Shaw (1944), and David Marks (1948). After him are James Shaffer (1970), Alex Chilton (1950), Synyster Gates (1981), Frank Ferrer (1966), Phil Lesh (1940), and Dwight Yoakam (1956).

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