Zedd has “no time” for his “beef” with Diplo.
The pair has been at loggerheads since 2015 when the latter accused the ‘Clarity’ hitmaker of having a “fake” relationship with Selena Gomez and even described his song ‘True Colors’ as the poop emoji. However, the 28-year-old producer says he tries not to react to Diplo’s comments to get back at him.
He told the latest issue of Q magazine: “There are two types of artists. Ones who like to focus on the music and keep their beef out, and ones who more or less live for drama. I just don’t have time to waste on beef when I can spend it making my own music. I’ve just never been into being a d**k to other people. More or less all my other DJ friends are like, ‘Why don’t you ever answer?’ And I think, partially, it annoys people more if you just ignore them.”
Three years ago, the Major Lazer star slammed his rival’s career by claiming he’d stopped being ”cool” and that he and his label were just focused on record sales, before insisting his former romance with the ‘Fetish’ hitmaker – who he split from in April that year after just four months of dating – was manufactured to create a bigger fanbase.
Diplo fumed: “I just think that [Zedd] came from such a cool place, and now he’s been pegged as a money-maker for a major label to do EDM, which to me isn’t even a genre. But they’ve pegged him for that, they’ve marketed him, even the fake relationship with Selena Gomez, all the things to sell records took away from the music.”
The 29-year-old DJ – who was previously involved in an online feud with Selena’s close friend Taylor Swift – said about ‘True Colors’, in a deleted tweet:’ ‘True Colors’ is such a pile of [(expletive)].”