Major Lazer is the Grammy-nominated super producer duo of Switch and Diplo, best known for their work with M.I.A and the hit Paper Planes, as well as production work for the likes of Santigold, Amanda Blank, Bondo do Role (Diplo) and Tricky (Switch). Selected Diplo remix credits include Radiohead, Kanye West, Beck, Justin Timberlake and Hot Chip, while Switch has remixed Lily Allen, Basement Jaxx, The Klaxons and Nine Inch Nails, among others.
Known for his forward-thinking productions for M.I.A., Bondo Do Role and many others, and for the solo LP Florida he recorded for the Ninja Tune imprint, Diplo is also the founder and owner of Mad Decent records, which has put out records by DJ Blaqstarr and Bondo do Role.
Switch is the owner of one of the most progressive and respected underground dance music labels around, Dubsided. His work as a producer is revered by critics, emulated by his fellow DJs, and sweated hard to on dance floors on both sides of the Atlantic. Switch also permanently endeared himself to the bespectacled music cogniscenti with his contribution to Santigolds critically acclaimed self-titled debut.
Guns Dont Kill People, Lazers Do is a reggae and dancehall explosion just in time for summer, with guest vocals from friends Mapei, Santogold and Amanda Blank; as well as dancehall mainstays like Nina Sky, Vybz Cartel, Ward 21 and Busy Signal, among many others.