Porter Robinson Blasts the Chainsmokers for ‘American Idol’ Appearance

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Porter Robinson (Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Porter Robinson (Mark Davis/Getty Images)

It’s getting beefy in the world of dance music.

Rapidly rising electronic music star Porter Robinson has taken a swing at breakout EDM act The Chainsmokers online in response to a series of tweets send out by the “#Selfie” duo.

The Chainsmokers sent out a string of status updates that seemed to address claims from dance music fans that the band has “sold out” after signing a major label deal with Sony Records.

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For more than a dozen tweets, The Chainsmokers addressed the situation, wrapping up with a claim that the messages weren’t about the band, but that “there is always this black swan vibe that descends upon dance music producers that finds success.”

After tweeting that “I’m trying so hard not to respond to these tweets but I honestly just f—ing have to,” Porter Robinson let his feelings be clearly known.

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