For DJ Diplo, break from touring that the coronavirus pandemic brought was a relief after 20 years on the road working with MIA, Madonna, Beyoncé and more

He’s had hits with the likes of Madonna, Beyoncé and MIA, and spent 20 years relentlessly touring the world, but American DJ Diplo says the pandemic-enforced break was a blessing.“It was probably the best year I’ve had in a long time. I did a lot of surfing, spent time with my kids, bought a house – I never had time before,” says the 42-year-old DJ from his home in Malibu, California.Diplo – real name Thomas Wesley Pentz – was often on the road for 300 days of the year before Covid-19 put an…

For DJ Diplo, break from touring that the coronavirus pandemic brought was a relief after 20 years on the road working with MIA, Madonna, Beyoncé and more
He’s had hits with the likes of Madonna, Beyoncé and MIA, and spent 20 years relentlessly touring the world, but American DJ Diplo says the pandemic-enforced break was a blessing.“It was probably the best year I’ve had in a long time. I did a lot of surfing, spent time with my kids, bought a house – I never had time before,” says the 42-year-old DJ from his home in Malibu, California.Diplo – real name Thomas Wesley Pentz – was often on the road for 300 days of the year before Covid-19 put an…