Major Lazer Creates and Innovates Culture: Upcoming Album ‘Peace is the Mission’ Features Massive Collaborations

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What started out as a side project has grown into a cultural phenomenon. Listeners might comment on how Major Lazer is imitating Jamaican culture On the contrary, Diplo claims the group is inventing new culture. When Major Lazer performs in Jamaica, it’s practically a riot. Their newest album, titled, Peace is the Mission, is due for release early June. The album features collaborations with MØ, Pusha T, Ellie Goulding, 2 Chainz, Ariana Grande, and more. If you go to www.peaceisthemission.com there is a counter leading up to the release. You can also pre-order the album, check out Major Lazer’s most recent videos, and find their music on Spotify.

Watch the lyric video for Major Lazer’s newest song, Roll the Bass:

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Major Lazer has an incredible amount of content prepared for 2015, including two new albums and a Major Lazer cartoon. In addition, the group has dropped two new songs, including a music and lyric video to go along. For their single Lean On, Diplo has expressed a particular interest in India.

Diplo shared this in a press release:

“India is special and its beauty absolutely humbled me. When we toured there as Major Lazer, it was mind blowing to see our fan-base and we wanted to incorporate the attitude and positive vibes into our video and just do something that embodies the essence of Major Lazer. Major Lazer has always been a culture mashup and to us, India feels like some kind of special creature with one foot in history and one firmly in the future. The experience is something we’ll never forget”

Check out the music video to Lean On (ft. MØ):

If this wasn’t enough, Major Lazer also released a mix for BBC Radio 1Xtra which features a ton of

Listen to the mix here:

Peace is the Mission:

Be Together [ft. Wild Belle]

Too Original [ft. Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell]

Blaze Up The Fire [ft. Chronixx]

Lean On [ft. MØ & DJ Snake]

Powerful [ft. Ellie Goulding & Tarrus Riley]

Light It Up [ft. Nyla]

Roll the Bass Night Riders [ft. Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T & Mad Cobra]

All My Love [ft. Ariana Grande & Machel Montano (Remix)]

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