“I was inspired by a lot of American artists like Bob Dylan, Public Enemy. So, by the time I put out my first song and came to America I thought you guys were used to it already,” she said.
You can think about You Always Live Again that while you watch Maya Arulpragasam’s new video for the song off her latest album, ‘Matangi.’ Epileptics, beware: flashing lights abound throughout the video.
Following a shaky Coachella performance at the peak of her fame in 2009, M.I.A. returns to the Belasco Theatre in front of 2000 fans and wins it all back.
Eminem is back, and he is a virtuoso, a major artists, something against the grain of what we have today. M.I.A. is still challenging people for the better, plus more thoughts on Avril and Action.
M.I.A. has returned with a new explanation for the middle finger, claiming that not only was it not meant to be offensive, but actually a religious gesture known as the Matangi mudra.
It was a bold idea: to create live music videos, direct and produce them in real-time, and create something that is not just a taped theatrical presentation but a performance that was intended to be filmed. It was ambitious, but did it work?
“Versace designs have always been bootlegged, now it’s Versace bootlegging the bootleg for the bootleggers to bootleg the bootleg,” M.I.A said in a statement. “This is to keep that cycle going.”
“The NFL thing is completely ridiculous. It’s been making me laugh for a while, but now it’s so boring I don’t even laugh anymore.”
The lawsuit against the notoriously controversial Sri Lankan singer was filed by the NFL last March, with the league’s legal team just last week attempting to find M.I.A. liable so she can be taken to trial over the incident.
With Yeezus season behind us, we can now focus on autumn’s real raison d’être: fuzzy cardigans and new albums.
The brightly colored animated clip features a number of Hindu gods and goddesses, but this video isn’t perfectly Zen.
Don’t mess with M.I.A. The singer/rapper is frustrated with the delay in releasing her album and took to Twitter yesterday (August 8) to air her grievances with her U.S. label.
The belle of this year’s ball was undoubtedly Sunday night headliner R. Kelly, but the Friday night set from Bjork was just as memorable.
This year’s edition of Austin’s annual Fun Fun Fun Fest will pit pioneers like Slayer, Snoop Dogg and the Descendents alongside more recent musical trailblazers including M.I.A., Death Grips and MGMT.
Today (June 17), the rapper released “Bring the Noize,” the first single from the oft-delayed Matangi, which was originally slated for January and April premieres but is now supposedly seeing a fall release.