Diplo Debutes “La Isla Bonita” Dub Plate on BBC Radio 1Xtra
March 24, 2015 Audios

Diplo Debutes “La Isla Bonita” Dub Plate on BBC Radio 1Xtra

During his recording sessions with Madonna, Diplo was able to convince the Queen of Pop to re-record the vocals for “La Isla Bonita” so he could use it in a dub play. The new lyrics refer to “Major Lazer”, an electronic music project created by Diplo himself.

A dub play is a special version of a song with alternative lyrics, usually putting your name in it and is often the deciding factor in a sound clash.

Diplo previewed a small snippet on Channel 4′s Superstar DJs, but he played a longer version on BBC Radio 1Xtra.

Madonna’s La Isla Bonita starts around the 57-minute mark. Check it out…

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