A collaboration between super-producers Diplo and Mark Ronson, Silk City is the duo's homage to the disco, house, and electronic dance styles that emerged in cities like Detroit, Chicago, London, and Paris in the '70s and '80s. Their collaboration with pop singer Dua Lipa, "Electricity," took home a Grammy Award in 2019 for Best Dance Recording. Named after the diner/club where Diplo played some of his first DJ sets, Silk City was born out of the duo's over-15-year friendship, and came together in 2017. Both hugely successful producers in their own right, Diplo (aka Thomas Wesley Pentz) and Ronson purportedly first met in Philadelphia around 2002, when they were both working as DJs. Although their styles differed, there was enough crossover with their inspirations (a love of classic disco and house music) that they struck up a lasting ...
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