Major Lazer - an electronic music band from the USA and consists of Diplo, Walshy Fire, Jillionaire. Diplo founded the project together with deejay and producer Switch. They knew each other during their work with the singer M.I.A. Their debut album was released on June, 16, 2009 under the label Downtown Records. It was recorded on the studio Tuff Gong together with such vocalists as Busy Signal, Santigold, Ward 21,Vybz Kartel, Nina Sky, Mr. Vegas, Amanda Blank,Turbulence. And was supported by Afrojack and Crookers. Hold the Line – was the first single from the album. The video for this track was nominated for the MTV Awards as Breakthrough Video. Switch left the project in 2011.