The DJ says he 'wants to do things that haven’t been done before'
Diplo has revealed that he has a star-studded collaboration involving Madonna, Nicki Minaj and British producer Sophie on the way.
“Me and Sophie, we did a bunch of stuff together,” Diplo told Australia’s In The Mix. “I did a record that was literally Sophie and Madonna and Nicki Minaj… I just love collaborating. I mean, if I can make a good record with Madonna, Nicki Minaj and Sophie, that’s all I wanna do. All I want to do is things that haven’t been done before. I want to leave behind those weird things.”
He continued: “It’s hard to finish all the stuff I have going on right now, it’s been a really busy time in my life, but you just gotta find the time. I mean I, want to do as much as I can before I croak and pass out and die, so hopefully I do keep you going. The only thing I’m good at is making music, so I’ll do it ’til I’m dead.”
No further details have been revealed about the collaboration and an expected release date has not been announced.
Earlier this month, Diplo made headlines after tweeting that “someone should make a kickstarter campaign to get Taylor Swift a booty”, leading to Lorde jumping to Swift’s defence and replying: “Should we do something about your tiny penis while we’re at it hm.”
Lorde later clarified that the tweet had been sent in jest and that her and Diplo are “friends”. She said: “I love Wes [Pentz, Diplo’s real name] and he’s a big brother to me and one of my first friends in the industry, and part of having a friendship with someone like that is not letting them say stupid shit,” Lorde said.
“Taylor’s my friend as well, and I’m a girl, and if I see some weird body-shaming on my feed I’m going to be like, ‘Hey man…’ We do still love each other, hopefully.”