Skip to main content

While Diplo is known for his multi-genre production capabilities and willingness to step outside the box, what he is not known for is subtlety. At risk of not making a grand entrance, he enlisted the help of the professional skydiving team, Team Fastrax for a one-of-a-kind skydiving entrance leading up to a recent performance. 

His grand entrance occurred just before his set and just after the arrival of the United States Navy's parachute team, the Leap Frogs.  

All of this occurred in honor of Diplo's performance at InfieldFest, a music festival hosted inside the infield of the 144th Preakness Stakes, a long-running horse race held at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Alongside Diplo, other performers at the event included Kygo, Logic, Fisher, and more. 

To say Diplo (real name Thomas Wesley Pentz Jr.) has been busy lately is a drastic understatement. In just the past week, he was featured on a track with Madonna and Quavo of Migos, titled "Future," he released a Major Lazer track featuring Skip Marley, and was featured in the music video for "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus alongside Chris Rock.

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

ultra music festival

Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Confirmed for Ultra's Show-Stopping Debut Festival In Abu Dhabi

On March 4th, a new chapter in Ultra Music Festival's history will be written.


Kaskade and deadmau5 Reveal Release Date of Debut Kx5 Album

Kx5 also announced a new single with Grammy-nominated dance music duo SOFI TUKKER.


Modapit Pulls Back Curtain On Spellbinding Debut Single, "Dancing"

There's a lot more soon to be revealed from Modapit where this came from.

H/T: Billboard





Fortnite to Release Music-Reactive Skins in Honor of Forthcoming In-Game Diplo Concert

A deep house set from Diplo is coming to Fortnite this week in his last in-game performance.

diplo fortnite

Watch Diplo's Full "Higher Ground" Fortnite DJ Set

Diplo put a bow on his summer Fortnite residency with a sultry deep house set.


Diplo Promises Nightly Live-Streamed DJ Sets Amid COVID-19 Quarantines

Diplo is using his platform for the greater good and hosting daily live streams in order entertain those in isolation due to the coronavirus.


Diplo Is Previewing His Forthcoming Country Album Live on Twitch Tomorrow

Diplo is lassoing his fans to Twitch to preview tracks from "Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley Chapter 1: Snake Oil" ahead of it's release on Friday.

diplo grammys

Diplo Teams Up with The Smithsonian for Ambient Stargazing Concert

The event announcement comes just days after fans were able to preview his upcoming ambient album.

Diplo & Shaquille O’Neal at Shaq's Fun House ( Feature)

Shaq Reveals He's Working on Music With Diplo, Dreaming of a Skrillex Collab

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal revealed he looks up to Skrillex and Diplo and is working on music with the latter.

A color photo of DJ/producer Diplo (real name Thomas Wesley Pentz) during a performance.

Diplo to Host Burning Man Fundraiser Block Party in San Francisco Next Month

Diplo will host a four-stage block party in support of Burning Man next month in San Francisco.

diplo bridge

Diplo Releases Music Video for "Heartless" Remix with Julia Michaels and Morgan Wallen

Diplo and Morgan Wallen joined forces with Julia Michaels for a new rendition of their Platinum-certified track, "Heartless."