Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known by his stage name Diplo, is an American DJ, music producer, rapper and songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. He founded and manages record company Mad Decent, as well as co-founding the non-profit organization Heaps Decent. He is also the co-creator and lead member of the electronic dancehall music project, Major Lazer. His 2013 EP Revolution debuted at number 68 on the US Billboard 200.
Diplo has worked on production and mixtape projects with many notable pop artists, such as: Britney Spears, Shakira, Beyoncé, No Doubt, Justin Bieber, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Chris Brown, CL and G-Dragon. He is the co-producer of several tracks on Madonna's 2015 album Rebel Heart (2015) and he collaborated with Skrillex to create the duo Jack Ü.