Diplowatch 2011 #5: Diplo’s Guide to Jetsetting and Writing Haikus

March 10, 2011


This week, man-about-the globe Diplo was asked to compile a list of travel essentials for GQ. Wes' recommendations aren't shocking—tips like carting around your own stash of green tea and bringing fx units that pump out "crazy reggae sounds" are for those looking to go the world-traveling producer route, recommendations on suits and Alexander Wang sweats are for those channeling their inner laid back model-type, while more contemplative dudes can recognize themselves in low-top chucks and Moleskine notebooks, recommended for compiling "poems and haikus". Furthermore, showcasing his talent as a musical curator, Diplo offers a solid set of albums to listen to whether you are jetsetting or not, featuring our very own FADER 72 cover artists Wiz Khalifa and James Blake. Oh, and in case you were worrying, there is a reference to the mile high club.

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Diplowatch 2011 #5: Diplo’s Guide to Jetsetting and Writing Haikus