contest: major lazer
As we all know by now, Major Lazer is not Diplo + Switch, he’s actually a “a Jamaican commando who lost his arm in the secret Zombie War of 1984″ that cruises around on a rocket-powered skateboard and chills with nude Rihanna. Those other two dudes just produced the guy’s album, Gunz Don’t Kill People, Lazers Do. Moving on, we have a few Major Lazer prizepacks to give away, which include a copy of the new record on vinyl and cd, and this t-shirt, which for some reason was the most highly coveted piece of free swag in the history of SXSW (seriously, there were some near-brawls over those things). Just leave your name in the comments or in a tweet, and i’ll pick the winners the day the album comes out (June 16).
In the meantime, here’s the first single and an album sampler mix; I’ve had “Can’t Stop Now” (2nd song in the mix, right after autotune baby) on repeat all week: