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A Song Produced by Diplo Voted #2 Song of the Century by Rolling Stone

Diplo has been all over the place this month. From the release of his mini-documentary detailing his rise to fame, to fighting on Twitter with Zedd, the “Lean On” producer hasn’t strayed far from the news.

And to add more flames to the fire, Rolling Stone just released their “100 Greatest Songs of the Century – So Far”: a list they compiled after talking to dozens of industry insiders and tastemakers. The list is very extensive and reflects music from every corner of the world, but guess who made the #2 spot? That’s right, Mr. Diplo.

The #2 song in question is Paper Planes, by M.I.A; a song Diplo produced for the vocalist in 2009. We have to admit: the song is a classic and dominated the airwaves for well over a year. We get why it is in the Top 5. It’s hard to narrow 18 years down to 100 tracks, but Rolling Stone did this list justice.

Check out the full list below!

 

The 100 Greatest Songs of the Century – So Far

We polled artists, critics and industry insiders to create a list of the era’s truly essential moments The 2000s has produced a shocking amount of incredible music – and since changes in technology have made it all pretty much free, we’ve been able to hear more of it than ever before.


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