Diplo Reacts To Beyoncé Sweeping Dance/Electronic Music Wins At The Grammys ‘23
By Melody Siganporia – February 10, 2023 0
The dance music industry, fans and artists alike, have had mixed emotions after Beyoncé took home the Grammys for both Dance/Electronic Recording and Dance/Electronic music Album last weekend.
One of the artists nominated for both categories, Diplo, has now shared his reflection on the moment!
Sharing in what starts as an ode to the dance music community, his social media post which was to honor the dance music community started with him sharing “Thank you for being my purpose in this life and shaping my career .. and much love to all the wonderful people that worked on my album 🧡.. Grammy night was great night for all of us.”
He went on to say, “Dance music has and will be the most Inclusive music of our generation .. I have been in the industry for over 20 years releasing club music ..Our community has always been gay / straight, but icy , poor.. white black brown purple .. it’s the music that had united the world during my lifetime and i’m glad to just be one part of it.”
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He went further to take a moment to celebrate the fact that this was the first year when the dance/ electronic music category was televised saying, “Tonight was the first time the dance / electronic category was televised and it was rightfully so.. between me, rufus beyoncé, odesza bonobo… was one of the strongest years for electronic music.”
While the industry took every opportunity to share a jab at Beyoncé, Diplo shared how he thought her album (Renaissance) was ‘legendary’ and that “what’s important to understand was that her intention was 100%. she did the work, found the real producers and she made classics .. so she deserves her flowers.”
He rounded up the post where he shared multiple video clips saying, “but the best part was my friends and the other artists in the genre still out raving until sunrise somewhere in La : that’s what’s the music is really about.”
Follow meMelody SiganporiaContent Writer | EDM News & Editorials at T.H.E – Music EssentialsTechie by day, rager by night. Full-time Expert at Apple and part-time writer with multiple EDM publications based in the Big Apple. My interest in the dance music scene began about 10 years ago and there was no looking back from there. I got involved with it on a professional level in 2013-2014 when I joined the core team for a leading music festival in India. Managing the entire Digital Marketing piece for them in addition to the Public Relations aspect, helped me gain insights into the industry. Upon moving to NYC a few years after, I decided to combine my passion for the music along with my flare with words and began contributing to EDM publications as a freelance writer. Follow meLatest posts by Melody Siganporia (see all)
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