Diplo has tried time and time again to get Rihanna on a Major Lazer song, but it doesn’t look likely, at least not in the near future.

In the EDM heavyweight’s new feature for GQ magazine, the hitmaker was asked about collaborating with the Barbadian beauty, but she’s apparently “the one artist that [Major Lazer] can’t ever get.” In fact, she’s had multiple opportunities to lend her vocals to the dance act but has always declined.
When pressed about Rih and Major Lazer’s mutual sonic cohesion, Diplo explained the entire situation. “I think before we’re all done, she’ll be on a song of ours,” he said. “Hopefully. But if not, I don’t really care. I played her ‘Lean On.’ She was like, ‘I don’t do house music.’ I face-palmed so hard on that one.”

“Another time I had a session with her, and Future was also invited. The Weeknd was there,” he continued. “Metro Boomin was there before anybody knew who he was. I was so contact high. Future played her, like, 700 songs. It was four in the morning. Finally, I was like, ‘Yo, G, I’m leaving unless you let me play her a song.’ So I played her a song. And she was like, ‘This sounds like a reggae song at an airport.’ [laughs] I was like, ‘I’m gonna go kill myself.'”

Rihanna has caught wind of Diplo’s interview and apologized for her comment with an Instagram post saying, “#DutyFree 😂😂😂 My bad @diplo.” In the post’s comments, Diplo replied, “We gonna get one tho.”

#DutyFree 😂😂😂 My bad @diplo

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