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Diplo played to more than 400,000 in Havana on Sunday, March 6, 2016 (CBS News photo) Diplo played to more than 400,000 in Havana on Sunday, March 6, 2016 (CBS News photo)

MISSOULA - Legendary producer/DJ Diplo will be performing at the Wilma in April.

Diplo is a jack of all trades in the music industry and started from humble beginnings.

Diplo or Thomas Wesley Pentz grew up in Florida where he started to develop his music palette in clubs around Miami and across the state.

He then moved to Philadelphia where he developed his skills as a DJ while working a number of different jobs.

Since his days in Philadelphia perfecting his craft, he has worked as both a producer and DJ.

He has produced songs for Beyonce, Lil Wayne, MO, MIA, Lil Yachty and many more.

Diplo also joins forces with other artists to create musical groups such as Major Lazer and Jack U.

Major Lazer, which includes artists Jillionaire and Walshy Fire is a musical force across the globe and have performed in every populated continent.

Recently, Major Lazer were the first American musical act to perform in Cuba after president Obama re-established ties in the country.

Diplo has won two Grammy for his work with Skrillex in their Jack U collaborations and has produced multiple platinum records.

He is also a part owner of the soccer club Phoenix Rising FC who are a part of the NASL.

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