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Diplo at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2015: Major Lazer Working With Sia, The Weeknd & More on New Album

DJ-producer Diplo has been hard at work as of late, collaborating on such hits as “Where Are U Now” with Skrillex and Justin Bieber and Major Lazer and DJ Snake’s “Lean On,” featuring MØ.

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“I never could’ve expected it but I worked hard in all of 2014 and put out a bunch of good records this year,” Diplo told Billboard backstage at Las Vegas’ iHeartRadio Music Festival, where he performed a midnight set on Sept. 20.

Not one to dwell on past success, the DJ-producer is focused on creating more hits with songs from the upcoming album by his Major Lazer project. Diplo said he’s currently working with such artists as The Weekend, Sia and Travis Scott.

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“People I’ve worked with in the past and just trying to work with on my next Major Lazer album, because I think people are expecting some big records again, so we’re back in the studio,” he said.

Watch Diplo talk about his thoughts on the current state of radio in the video above.