Diplo, Zedd, and Deadmau5 Square Off In A Twitter Battle For The Ages
There were no winners
Photos by Angela Weiss and Jason Merritt/Getty Images
What exactly is it about bro-ish DJ/producers these days? You’d think that between making umpteen dollars, dating famous women, and having millions spin their tunes, they’d prefer to sit back in a lounge chair poolside at a five-star hotel, sip restaurant-quality lemonade, and not get into petty spats on social media with each other. You’d think that, but, friend, you would be wrong.
Nope, bro-ish DJ/producers are super cranky social media fusspots and the super crankiest of them all is none other than EDM stalwart Diplo. Why, just yesterday, the former Thomas Wesley Pentz put down his lemonade and picked up his iPhone solely to drag the hell out of electro phenom Zedd.
Well, does Diplo have a point? Yeah, he kinda does have a point, but that didn’t stop Zedd from—quite correctly—dragging him right back.
@diplo stop being a jealous little bitch and do us all a favor and just shut the fuck up.— Zedd (@Zedd) March 22, 2016
Thank you. :-)
My, my. Then, as these bro-ish DJ/producer spats tend to, stuff got even more nasty—so much so that Diplo would eventually erase the fire he threw from Twitter. Here are his comments as captured by Complex:
At least one possible famous “girl” of Zedd comes to mind here, but we’re keeping that name out of our mouths because we’re classy like that. Oh, and since bro-ish DJ/producer Deadmau5 has never seen a schoolyard fight he didn’t want to be a part of, he jumped up on the train by turning Diplo’s comments about money back at him.
..unless it's a bieber collab... Coz that's in no way, about money. We all know zedds shit sucks. But we love him. https://t.co/aYQ7k6ylNX— dead mow cinco (@deadmau5) March 22, 2016
Literally hopped off Justin's dick to say someone's shit is about money? God DAMN I love Twitter. I do.— dead mow cinco (@deadmau5) March 22, 2016
Which, in turn, precipitated this:
@deadmau5 Joel why are u so obsessed with Justin's wiener ? I can introduce you if you want ?— DiPL0 (@diplo) March 22, 2016
@diplo I can't. I once yolod a swag so hard my whole fam was lit.— dead mow cinco (@deadmau5) March 22, 2016
Sparkling conversation, yes? Did we miss anything? Oh, yes, there’s also this:
We are just djs who cares— DiPL0 (@diplo) March 22, 2016
Indeed. And this has been your latest episode of Bro-ish DJ/Producer Social Media Theater. Tune in next time.