When you’re a struggling artist, you gotta do what you gotta do to get word out — the more clever the better. That’s just the way it is. And so goes Major Lazer, a Jamaican commando who lost his arms in the Secret Zombie War of 1984 and had them surgically replaced with lazers…and who also decided to put out the electro-tinged dancehall album Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do! (out June 16 on Downtown, naturally). Apparently, dude was the guy who hooked up with Rihanna, and then like a jerk posted up all the hot naked pics she sent him. A dick move? Absolutely. A cunning marketing stroke, guaranteeing chatter from here to Chatternooga? No question. I mean, did you see that one of her squeezing her buttocks? My lordy, the Madman goes starry-headed just thinking about it.

Guys doing whatever he can to get you to pay attention — you can even follow Major Lazer on Twitter HERE, but homeboy tweets in some serious patois so I gots no idea what he’s saying. He’s even using his Hollywood connections in kind of a whorish way, but whatcha gon do. There he is below spotted cavorting with notorious womanizer Jack Nicholson, then cleaning up his image doing charity work with UNICEF Ambassador Angelina Jolie herself. Damn, homeboy gets around…

extraordinaire Diplo and Switch’s new


And to top it all off, he’s enlisted Diplo and Switch to perform on a 12-date tour this summer, starting June 13th in NYC at SOBs and ending at HARD Haunted Mansion on Halloween in Los Angeles (already sold out). For a full Tour Date List, hit the Jump.

Lastly, check out his track with Santogold “Hold the Line” HERE, or peep his video for “Zumbie” starring Andy Milonakis below:

Full Tour Date Listing and flyer after the Jump…

Tour Dates:

6/13/09        NEW YORK, NY        SOBs

6/18/09        BOSTON, MA        HOUSE OF BLUES


6/20/09        WASHINGTON, DC        ROCK AND ROLL HOTEL


6/25/09        SEATTLE, WA        NEUMOS



7/10/09        AUSTIN, TX        STUBB’S

7/11/09        DALLAS, TX        HOUSE OF BLUES

8/07/09        CHICAGO, IL        CONGRESS THEATER

10/31/09        INGLEWOOD, CA        THE FORUM


7 Responses to “Major Lazer releases naked Rihanna pics, then “Zumbie” video”

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  2. hartofwire says:

    Major Lazer are def on some next next level shxt, i love their sound! the Rihanna pic isn’t bad either ;) .. i just got my tix to see them @ HARD HAlloween, gonna be so awesome!! I found some killer footage from the last few HARD parties that had JUSTICE, Peaches, Aoki, and others .. it’s gonna be dope! Check it

  3. Benny Corbit says:

    I can’t see what the talk is about Rihanna going to a sex shop. It is lawful, it’s a free country and she should be able to do what she wishes to.

  4. Sorry but I don’t love Rihanna’s red hair and cone shaped bra. She does not need to be a Madonna copy.

  5. anthony Nestor says:

    LOL Major Lazer is Diplo and Switch. It’s their side project. How can you call Major Lazer a struggling artist? LOL come-on man!!!!

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