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Hear Diplo go back to his roots on the “old school” mix you can’t miss

Most weeks on Diplo & Friends, dance music’s everywhere man hands the reins to up-and-comers he’s vibing on. But for the latest edition of his BBC Radio 1 Xtra show, Diplo went solo for the full two hours to deliver two very different mixes.

First up on this week’s show was an hour-long throwback to his Hollertronix days, the party Diplo threw together with his friend DJ Low-Budget in Philadelphia back in the early aughts – way, way before he was playing mainstages and topping charts.

Stacks of old Diplo tunes (like his Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger remix and flips of The Beatles) feature alongside  old Baltimore club classics. As Diplo puts it, these songs are “the genesis of where Diplo & Friends came from”.

For the second hour, the Mad Decent head fast forwarded to 2017 for a mix full of brand new hip-hop  – think Migos, Gucci Mane & Drake and Travis Scott. Hear both mixes below or via the BBC Radio 1 website.

Or for another Diplo & Friends mix, catch up with the debut contribution from Sydney-bred superstar Golden Features, who delivered his first mix for the show earlier this month packing everyone from Boys Noize to Nero and Daft Punk into the tracklist.

Tracklist

Diplo – Coming To America (B More Edit)
M.I.A. – XR2
Diplo & The Beatles – Twist and Shout (Shake it up Baby)
Diplo – Da African Chant
B More & Baltimore Club – Bed Squeak
Diplo – Way More (Johnny Blaze Remix)
Mike Mumbles – Wut Wut pt.3
Tessela – Hackney Parrot
DJ Mad – Put Your Drinks Up (feat. David S)
Bingo Players – Get Up (Diplo Remix)
Lloyd – Get It Shawty (T-Wrecks Bmore Remix)
Daft Punk – Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger (Diplo Remix)
Daft Punk – Digital Love (Red Foxx’s Bmore Surprise Mix)
The Cardigans – Lovefool (Tyler Fedchuk’s 1/2ALIVE Edit)
Harry Belafonte – Banana Boat Song (Day O)
Aly‐Us – Follow Me (Club Mix)
The Chordettes – Mr Sandman (DJ Mcfly Bmore Remix)
Blaqstarr – Hands Up Thumbs Down (Eyes Everywhere Bootleg)
Bell Biv DeVoe – Poison (Alvaro & Punish Baltimore Club Edit)
Dave Chappelle – Grape Drink
Diplo – Will Roc Move It
Abe – Mr. PostMan (AMG Remix)
Carnage – WDYW (Crespo & Dujor Bmore Edit) (feat. A$AP Ferg, Rich the Kid & Lil Uzi Vert)
Chillaz – 2 Obsessed [Free]
DeJ Loaf – Try Me (Nick Catchdubs Jersey Gardens Mix)
GTA & Wuki & Daft Pernk – I Just Werk (GTA Editz)
2Deep & Reid Stefan – Hands On My Knees
Baauer – Harlem Shake (DJ Sliink Remix)
PARTYNEXTDOOR – Recognize (Promnite Remix)
N*E*R*D – Everybody Nose (SpydaT.E.K. ‘HundredDollaBill’ Remix)
Vince Staples – BagBak
Post Malone – No Option
Grandtheft & Delaney Jane – Easy Go
Major Lazer – Run Up (feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj)
Missy Elliott – Get Ur Freak On (Artistic Raw Remix)
bassment – Tu Vas Danser (Major Lazer Custom Edit)
Jillionaire & Fuse ODG & Fatman Scoop – Sunrise
Walshy Fire & Ketchup – No Laziness (feat. Bunji Garlin)
Rihanna – Sex With Me (Salva Remix)
Epic – Eat My Dust
Gregor Salto & Roulsen – PULA (feat. Dudu Capoeira)
Astro – Flippin’
Designer – Outlet
Migos – T-Shirt
Gucci Mane & Drake – Both
Big Sean – Jumping Out the Window
MadeinTYO – Skateboard P (Remix) (feat. Big Sean)
Kodie Shane – Sad (feat. Lil Yachty)
Malarkey & ANDRSN – School
Travis Scott – Sweet Sweet
Keys N Krates & KRANE – Right Here
Drake – With You (feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR)
DJ Snake & Justin Bieber – Let Me Love You (DJ 4B & DJ TEEZ Remix)

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