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Last week M.I.A. announced that she would be releasing a bonus track from her recent album Matangi on Spotify, and sure enough, today she delivered. You can listen to "Trouble Again" below via…   Read Story »
I was embarrassingly excited for it, and it took until near the end of Kanye West's "Bound 2" video for me to contemplate the possibility that it sucks. But yes, I'm pretty sure it sucks. There's…   Read Story »
M.I.A. may be one of the most politically charged artists on the popscape today, but there's a reason she's not really making the Sunday morning talk-show circuit. Last night, she was the guest on…   Read Story »
M.I.A. is on her Enter The Void shit. The video for "Y.A.L.A." -- the contra-Drake rave assault from her new album Matangi -- comes with an epilepsy warning, and holy shit does it ever earn it. The…   Read Story »
No one on the corner has swagger like Conan O'Brien. Actually, that's not even remotely true. Everyone on the corner has exponentially more swagger than Conan O'Brien. Have you seen that guy lately?…   Read Story »
Fun Fun Fun Fest went down this past weekend in Austin, Texas, aka "the Live Music Capital Of The World." The Fest celebrated its eighth year with headliners M.I.A., Snoop Dogg, and Slayer, along…   Read Story »
M.I.A. stopped by 6A last night to perform "Come Walk With Me" with the Roots, but not before talking to Jimmy Fallon about the time she embarrassed herself in front of them at a Japanese club. It's…   Read Story »
M.I.A. is supposed to be a messenger, but the mission of her music is often obscured by critics' and listeners' schismatic view of her work. But before her war with the NFL, her allegiance with…   Read Story »
M.I.A.'s Matangi is out today and along with the religious iconography that is referenced throughout the album, in a recent interview with NPR, the "Bad Girls" rapper has explained that the middle…   Read Story »
Talking to Pitchfork last month, M.I.A. called "Paper Planes" "an accident": "It wasn't a song we made for the masses. It took two years to get popular, and there were many fights about censoring the…   Read Story »