Superstar producer Diplo (MIA, Major Lazer) prepares a music and culture coffee table book.
DJ, producer and songwriter Diplo has not only helped shape MIA, Blaqstarr and Major Lazer’s sound but has worked with Bruno Mars, Shakira, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, La Roux, Santigold, Kid Cudi and scores more, and brought the hook to Beyonce’s ‘Run The World (Girls)’.
Now Pitchfork reports that the globetrotting culture vulture will release a photo book in April, titled 128 Beats Per Minute: Diplo’s Visual Guide to Music, Culture, and Everything in Between.
The book features photos from around the world by former Annie Liebowitz assistant Shane McCauley and a foreword from US fashion designer Alexander Wang.
According to publisher Rizzoli, it “follows Diplo on this fantastic journey, from his involvement with dub reggae in Jamaica to the electro/techno underground in Tel Aviv. Each chapter chronicles his tastes and travels, complete with tweets and playlists…”
128 Beats Per Minute: Diplo’s Visual Guide to Music, Culture, and Everything in Between will be published on April 3.