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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 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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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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More M.I.A. stories

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 Beyoncé 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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M.I.A. Is Working With Skrillex

M.I.A. has lately been working on a new album called Matahdatah, and she shared her "Broader Than A Border" video and talked a bit about…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 12:21 pm
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M.I.A. – “Broader Than A Border” Video + Matahdatah Details

After some teasing over the past week, M.I.A. has debuted a new project called Matahdatah with a video dubbed "Matahdatah Scroll 01 'Broader Than A…
James Rettig | July 13, 2015 - 1:01 pm
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Preview New M.I.A. Music And Visuals

Over the past week, M.I.A. has been sharing new visuals and music on her social media accounts. As Pitchfork points out, it all seems to…
James Rettig | July 6, 2015 - 12:33 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Madonna's "Bitch, I'm Madonna" is a bad video. It might be a good video if Madonna wasn't out here trying to compete with Taylor Swift's…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2015 - 9:33 am
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GENER8TION – “The New International Sound (Pt. II)” (Feat. M.I.A.) Video

You ever get the feeling that you're about to lose a war? That's what watching this video feels like. GENER8TION is a new project from…
Tom Breihan | June 15, 2015 - 12:55 pm
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