Major Lazer is a Jamaican-American electronic dance group music trio made up of Ape Drums, DJs Walshy Fire and record producer Diplo. This group was founded in 2008 by Switch and Diplo in Kingston, Jamaica.
They have released four albums so far namely: Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do, Free the Universe, Peace Mission and Music is the Weapon. The band has collaborated with a lot of top music stars such as DJ Snake, Afrojack, Snoop Dogg, Anitta, Badshah, Kizz Daniel etc.
They have also received numerous awards such as;
GAFFA Awards (2015 Denmark) – For Best foreign song.
NRJ Music Awards (2016) – For Best collaboration of the year.
Electronic Music Awards (2017) – for Best single of the year amongst others.