American musician, DJ, music producer, rapper and songwriter Diplo has collaborated with major contemporary pop stars. Born on November 10, 1979 in Tupelo, Mississippi, USA. He founded the label Mad Decent.
In 1997, Diplo enrolled in the University Of Central Florida in Orlando and later attended Temple University in Philadelphia. He earned a diploma in Film Studies from Temple University in 2003.
Prior to his music career, Diplo worked as a school teacher in Philadelphia and as a social worker.