While Diplo typically earns his “random white dude be everywhere” title via his eternally grammable continent-hopping, today the producer is truly everywhere, with a cameo in the forthcoming movie Pokémon Detective Pikachu.
Diplo shows up as himself in the movie’s new trailer, DJing a party/battle scene in which he’s flanked by a pair of Pokémon.
While Diplo has international prestige and multiple Grammys, it’s this role that’s earning him major cred with his two young sons. “Playing myself in the pokemon detective movie is the first time my kids have ever thought i’m cool,” Diplo tweeted.
Out May 10, Pokémon Detective Pikachu stars Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton and more. Meanwhile, Diplo is riding the wave of his excellent Europa EP, which was released last week via Mad Decent.
Watch the trailer below, and wait for the 1:16 timestamp to see him in action.