November 30, -0001 in Los Angeles
Record producers Switch and Diplo created the electronic music group Major Lazer in 2008. Switch left three years later, but the group continues with Diplo, Walshy Fire and Jillionaire. Major Lazer's music touches on a range of dance genres including EDM, dancehall, house and reggae. The group has released three albums: Guns Don't Kill People... Lazer's Do (2009), Free the Universe (2013) and Peace Is the Mission (2015). They also released the EP Apocalypse Soon in 2014. An extended version of Peace Is the Mission with five additional songs was released in November 2015. The group had more than 27 million Shazams in 2015.