There were some pretty varied reactions when Zedd released his new song with Aloe Blacc, a tribute to “Candyman”, and an advert for the M&Ms brand. The song first appeared in the original version of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and on its soundtrack, and has now has been re-done by the German producer and American singer-songwriter in honour of M&M’s 75th anniversary.
The slightly poppy tune was heavily influenced by Zedd’s recent involvement with rising producers Grey, and it certainly added a lot to his ability to brand in the corporate world. Not everyone respects his decision as after Zedd made his national television debut, Diplo decided to take to Twitter and call out the Russian-German producer for selling out which started a twitter feud.
The battle that ensued was so massive, it sucked comments from Deadmau5, Nicky Romero, DJ Snake and more into its orbit.
After the dust had finally settled, Diplo returned to social media to offer a gentle apology to anyone he’d offended.
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