20Dillon Francis Biography
Dillon Francis is the stage name of Dillon Hart Francis. He is an American electronic musician, producer, and DJ. He is known for popularizing the moombahton genre.
Francis was born on October 5, 1987, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He is 35 years old as of 2023.
Dillon Francis Girlfriend
Francis does not disclose information about his personal life while interacting with the media. There are records of him dating, so he’s currently single.
Dillon Francis Tattoos
Francis got his first tattoo while he was still living with his parents.He says he likes art and that’s why gets tattoos.Most of his tattoos are a collaboration of his ideas and the ideas of his tattoo artists.
Francis first gained fame after getting the attention of American producer Diplo and eventually collaborating on the song “Que Que”, with featured Latin-pop artist Maluca.
His song “Masta Blasta”, originally a 130 BPM house track, was edited after inspiration from Dutch musician Munchi and eventually ended up as the moombahton track that brought him to fame.
In 2010, he released his Swashbuckler EP on Play Me Records. He also released two singles “I.D.G.A.F.O.S.” and “Bootleg Fireworks (Burning Up)” in 2012.
Both are known to be fan favorites. He has released works on multiple labels including Dim Mak Records, Mad Decent and OWSLA.
In February 2012, Francis became the first moombahton artist to achieve the number-one spot atop the Beatport releases chart with the release of his extended play Something, Something, Awesome.
In late 2012, he returned on his Wet & Reckless tour across North America, as well as supporting the English electronic-music trio Nero on their Welcome Reality tour and English musician Flux Pavilion on his Standing on a Hill tour.
He also gained fame by being announced as one of MTV Clubland’s Artists to watch in 2013, alongside acts such as Kill the Noise and Otto Knows. Francis was labeled by MTV as an “artist to watch” as of September 9, 2013.
The uprising artist is on his way to becoming one of the most recognized faces in the EDM scene. Francis has performed at many popular music festivals such as Camp Bisco, Electric Daisy Carnival, Coachella, TomorrowWorld, Ultra and Electric Zoo.
He is also one half of the comedy production duo Meowski666 with Kill the Noise and has been linked to internet funny man The Fat Jew. In October 2013 he was announced as number 73 in the DJ Mag Top 100 poll.
His single “Get Low” with DJ Snake was released on February 11, 2014. On March 22, 2014, He announced through his official Twitter account that his first album, entitled Money Sucks, Friends Rule, will be released on October 28, 2014, on Mad Decent and Columbia Records.
In August the same year, Dillon released his second single off of the album, which was a collaboration with Sultan + Ned Shepard featuring The Chain Gang of 1974.
In February 2014, Francis embarked on the Friends Rule Tour supporting his album. Dates for the tour were booked through January 16, 2015, in 18 different cities across the United States.
On January 1, 2015, Dillon revealed to Australian radio station Triple J that he was working on a sketch show pilot for MTV. He stated that the show was set to go into production in January 2015.
On June 28, 2015, Francis announced his EP This Mixtape Is Fire, which would mark a return to his moombahton roots.
The EP features collaborations from Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Chromeo, Bro Safari, and Kygo with James Hersey, along with a remix of ‘I Can’t Take It’ from his album Money Sucks, Friends Rule by Party Favor. He released the first track from the EP ‘Bruk Bruk (I Need Your Lovin’) the same day.
In 2016, he released three new singles: “Need You” in collaboration with NGHTMRE, “Candy” in collaboration with GTA and Snappy Jit, and “Anywhere” with vocals by Will Heard.
On April 5, 2017, Francis released another single “Say Less” in a collaboration with rapper G-Eazy. A few days later, Francis made it official through a live stream that he had parted ways with Columbia Records mutually and is looking forward to releasing music as an independent artist.
He also revealed to his fans that he will be releasing an album as an independent artist and also stated that he would return to his moombahton roots.
In 2017, Francis made his acting debut in What Would Diplo Do? as Diplo’s friend Jasper.
Francis is known for creating different personalities or alter egos, including “Emo Preston.” He performed as “Emo Preston” at Emo Nite in Los Angeles in 2017.
Francis released the first single off of his new album “Ven” in a collaboration with Arcangel and Quimico Ultra Mega in January 2018 . On February 21 he released a single “We The Funk” collaborating with Fuego.
On April 13 he released a single “Sexo” in a collaboration with Residente and iLe. “Sexo” was nominated for Best Short Form Music Video at the Latin Grammys and the Latin American Music Awards for Favorite Video.
The song’s inclusion in the video category in both awards ceremonies is no doubt due to the widespread popularity of the viral dance that came with it.
On May 9 the same year, he released a single “BaBaBa (Vete Pa’Ya) in a collaboration with Young Ash. On July 12 he also released a single “Never Let You Go” featuring De La Ghetto.
In August he remixed Martin Solveig – My Love and On September 12, he released a single “White Boi” featuring Lao Ra. Wut Wut is the second studio album by Dillon Francis, released on September 28, 2018, through IDGAFOS.
Francis also appeared in the first season of Taskmaster US alongside Lisa Lampanelli, Freddie Highmore, Ron Funches, and Kate Berlant.
On December 7, 2018, Francis released “LFGD” featuring Chris Melberger as part of Astralwerks’ compilation album with livestreamer Ninja, Ninjawerks Volume 1.
Dillon Francis Albums
- Money Sucks, Friends Rule 2014
- Furious 7 2015
- Wut Wut 2018
- This Mixtape Is Fire 2015
- Something, Something, Awesome 2012
- We The Funk 2018
- Bad at Love 2017
- Without You 2013
- When We Were Young (remixes) 2014
- Turbo 2018
- Need You (Remixes)2016
- Men’s Health: Beach Body Workout 2016
- Ultra Dance 2015
Dillon Francis Songs
- Get Low 2014
- Bun Up the Dance 2015
- Say Less 2017
- Coming Over 2015
- White Boi 2018
- I.D.G.A.F.O.S. 2011
- Need You 2016
- I Can’t Take It 2014
- Que Que 2011
- Masta Blasta 2011
- We The Funk 2018
- We Make It Bounce 2014
- Set Me Free 2014
- Love in the Middle of a Firefight 2014
- When We Were Young 2014
- Bootleg Fireworks 2012
- Not Butter 2014
- Dolphin on Wheels 2015
- Look At That Butt 2018
- BaBaBa 2018
- Bruk Bruk 2015
- Never Let You Go 2018
- Another Dimension 2017
- Candy 2016
- Anywhere 2016
- Without You 1996
- Ven 2018
- Tern It Up 2017
- Drunk All the Time 2014
- Dill the Noise 2012
- Shut It Down 2016
- Hello There 2017
Dillon Francis – Candy
Dillon Francis Youtube
Last Updated On:31st January 2023