Release Date: Oct 23, 2020
Record label: Because Music
Genre(s): Pop, Electronic, Reggae, Dancehall, Pop/Rock, Dance-Pop, Club/Dance, Ragga, EDM
When Major Lazer was founded by producers Diplo and Switch, the goal was simple: create innovative, hooky Caribbean-flavoured electronic music with plenty of guests, energy and humour. Switch left after their brilliant debut album, and since then Major Lazer has gradually become ever more similar to the rest of Diplo's output, with many of the specifications above morphing into optional extras. Music Is The Weapon is presumably intended as a semi-sequel to 2015's Peace Is The Mission, and shares some of its inclinations to straightforward pop.