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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