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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last week was Thanksgiving, so this week's list actually collects two weeks' worth of videos. I figured this wouldn't be much of a problem, since…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2015 - 2:41 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The ballot box for this week's 5 Best Songs was already overstuffed and brimming with contention even before Wilco dropped a surprise LP last night.
Stereogum | July 17, 2015 - 4:30 pm
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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If anything big came out on Thursday evening, you'll note that it's not on this list. I wrote this yesterday afternoon, as I am now…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2015 - 11:54 am
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M.I.A. No Longer Headlining Afropunk London

After M.I.A. was announced as the headliner for the inaugural edition of Afropunk London, the festival faced some backlash for choosing a performer who recently…
James Rettig | July 15, 2016 - 3:55 pm
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M.I.A. – “Go Off” Video

Last night, shortly after announcing the impending release of new album A.I.M., M.I.A. shared the new single "Go Off," co-produced by Skrillex and Baltimore club…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2016 - 9:13 am
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M.I.A. – “Go Off”

After publicly threatening to leak her new album, M.I.A. announced that she will formally release A.I.M. on 9/9. "Go Off" is the LP's debut single,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 14, 2016 - 3:53 pm
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M.I.A. Announces New Album A.I.M.

Just days ago, M.I.A. was publicly threatening to leak her new album, the one she'd said she would release in July. She won't have to…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2016 - 9:12 am
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M.I.A. Says She’s “On The Verge Of Leaking This LP”

Earlier this year, M.I.A. claimed that she'd have a new album for us in July. You may have already figured this out, but it is…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2016 - 10:20 am
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Following Backlash M.I.A. Says She May Pull Out Of Afropunk Fest

The ever politically-inclined M.I.A. recently spoke her mind about the most prominent musical voices (specifically BeyoncĂ© and Kendrick Lamar) in the Black Lives Matter movement…
Collin Robinson | June 20, 2016 - 5:21 pm
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M.I.A. – “POC THAT STILL A RYDA” Video

After promising a new album this summer, M.I.A. just posted a new video for a piece of music called "POC THAT STILL A RYDA." On…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2016 - 3:13 pm
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M.I.A. Says New Album Out In July

M.I.A. has been periodically providing updates on the status of her next album, which for a while was going to be called Matahdatah but is…
James Rettig | May 18, 2016 - 9:58 am
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M.I.A.: “Is BeyoncĂ© Or Kendrick Lamar Going To Say Muslim Lives Matter?”

The always-outspoken M.I.A. is the subject of a new profile in The Evening Standard, and as usual she gave the press a piece of her…
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 9:47 am
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Those of us who spend way too much time on the internet and pay way too much attention to music will doubtlessly spend some of…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2016 - 11:32 am
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M.I.A. – “Rewear It” Video

M.I.A. is teaming up with H&M to raise awareness for their new World Recycle Week project, in which they encourage shoppers to bring unwanted clothes…
Peter Helman | April 10, 2016 - 4:35 pm
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Preview The Video For M.I.A.’s World Recycle Week Campaign Song “Rewear It”

M.I.A. has partnered with H&M to raise awareness for/advertise their new World Recycle Week campaign in which the clothing chain wants people to bring their…
James Rettig | April 8, 2016 - 10:21 am
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M.I.A. – “MIA OLA” + “Foreign Friend”

M.I.A. is putting in work lately. She's shared a handful of tracks over the last few months, and just yesterday, we heard "Temple," her collaboration…
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2016 - 12:58 pm
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Baauer – “Temple” (Feat. M.I.A. & G-Dragon)

Tomorrow, New York dance music superstar Baauer will release his guest-heavy new album Aa. We've already posted "Day Ones," with Novelist and Leikeli47, and "Kung
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2016 - 1:16 pm
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M.I.A. – “Boom ADD”

Last year, M.I.A. started teasing a new project called Matahdatah and released videos for the tracks "Broader Than A Border" and "Borders." We're still waiting…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2016 - 10:26 am
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M.I.A. Weighs In On Refugee Crisis: “How Can The West Turn People Away?”

M.I.A.'s career has intrinsically been tied to politics to since the beginning, so it's no surprise that she went on NPR to discuss the refugee…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 10:22 am

M.I.A. – “Borders” Video

M.I.A. has shared the video for her new single "Borders" via Apple Connect. The self-directed clip features a swaggering Maya Arulpragasam joining a band of…
Chris DeVille | November 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
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M.I.A. – “Borders”

M.I.A. announced her new project, Matahdatah, over the summer with new song and video in the form of "Broader Than A Border," which was shot…
James Rettig | November 19, 2015 - 3:23 pm
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SNL Put Donald Trump In A “Hotline Bling” Parody

We already proclaimed the "Hotline Bling" meme dead after Ellen DeGeneres superimposed Bernie Sanders into the video, but that didn't stop Saturday Night Live from…
Chris DeVille | November 8, 2015 - 8:44 am
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