Diplo threw some shade at Taylor Swift, and her fans are not happy about it.
In an upcoming interview with Rolling Stone (which was leaked to several gossip sites), the DJ/record producer/musical artist took a shot at Swift while discussing the current state of the music business.
“Music is in the hands of the kids. Streaming is literally what kids want to listen to over and over again. They want to listen to ‘Rockstar’ and ‘Bodak Yellow.’ They don’t want to listen to, like, ‘Look What You Made Me Do,’” Diplo tells Rolling Stone when asked about music streaming.
“That music doesn’t relate to them at all,” he adds. “I don’t think it ever did. They were only given that by radio and marketing budgets. I’m impressed with Post Malone. I can relate to him more than Taylor Swift.”
This isn’t the first time that Diplo has thrown shade at Swift. Back in 2014, he irked her fans with a tweet that joked about launching “a kickstarter to get taylor swift a booty.”
After his latest slam, however, the response from Taylor’s fans was decidedly swift as they took to Twitter for some heavy-duty Diplo bashing.
Let’s leave the final word to Swift’s fellow female artist Lilly Allen, who slams Diplo with a sensationally scathing tweet: