Watch Major Lazer: How Dance Hall and EDM Trio Joined Forces (Video)

In the Rolling Stone film series, “Mastering the Craft” they follow Major Lazer members Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Jillionaire as they take Kingston, Jamaica by storm. An unlikely musical formation that was initially balked at by the locals has now become a mainstay on the island that they now host their own festival in Jamaica.

Playing homage to reggae producer King Jammy, known for his legendary 80s track “Sleng Ting,” riddim that sonically changed the sound of reggae from a snaring bass to an electronic sound. By the time he opened his own recording studio, he had completely changed the game to digital, where reggae artists and producers like Bunny Lee, Lee ‘Scratch‘ Perry, Yabby You would often create in his studio.

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