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Now that we're all curators, what is Diplo? 

Where were you in 2002? That's the year that Hollertronix 1, a 12-inch single with a green label, introduced a nervous mash-up of Missy Elliott and Timbaland's scrunched hit "Gossip Folks" with The Clash's punk-funk anthem "Rock the Casbah." That platter served…

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