Major Lazer remixes have been a big part of the group's success since arriving in 2009 with the album 'Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do.' Initially comprised of successful DJ-producers Diplo and Switch, Major Lazer performed at the Coachella and Pitchfork festivals and built up a following while performing their own material and re-working the songs of other artists.
The Prodigy’s controversial hit ‘Smack My B---- Up’ got the Major Lazer treatment for the 15th anniversary edition of the British electronica group’s ‘Fat of the Land’ album.
The original 1997 recording is revered by Prodigy fans, and Major Lazer wisely decided not to completely makeover the track
Major Lazer decided to remix their own song 'Get Free,' enlisting rapper J. Cole to perform on the new track, which was renamed ‘Get Free ColeWorld.’
Cole gets political, spitting, “I sme
One of Major Lazer’s newest remixes is this reinvention of Bruno Mars’ ‘Locked Out of Heaven.’ The new arrangement unlocked the subtle reggae vibe in the original, slowing down the tempo and emphasizing the horns and soaring vocals.
With the new instrumentation, Mars' "Aw yeah