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  • 12/04/2008

Diplo Nominated for Grammy Award

Diplo's resume includes producer, DJ, Mad Decent label boss, and extreme globetrotter. Now we can add Grammy Nominee to the list too, as the man born Wes Pentz has just been nominated for a Record of the Year Award. The nomination comes for his work producing M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes," off her 2008 album Kala.

The Grammys air February 9, 2009 on CBS.

6 comments Diplo Nominated for Grammy Award

Tim (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 12/04/2008 - 21:36

Just so you all know, Kala was released in 2007, adding to the humor of the Grammy's now nominating this work. Thanks Pineapple Express!

Cool, thanks! (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 12/05/2008 - 18:04

Wasn't aware. Man, could those Grammy folks have their collective finger any further off the pulse?!

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 12/07/2008 - 17:12

we tend to forget the grammys don't measure music with taste, but like everything else, music is measured by money. i believe it's one of money's main functions, and that is to measure how much something is worth. apparently mia's song in pineapple express was worth a grammy, who knew lol.

blackbacchus.com (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 12/07/2008 - 17:45

Why are you all hating? Isn't this a good thing? I remember when people were naysaying against Three 6 Mafia for their Grammy win. I believe it to be an affect of the proliferation of what once was once undergroud into the mainstream. The world is changing. I love that these guys are up for record of the year. It shows progress.

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Mon, 12/08/2008 - 17:45

sloth love chunk!

dend (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 12/26/2008 - 19:28

not commenting discussion. paper planes is a shit good song!

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