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After an ambitious and awkward 90-minute production, the inaugural YouTube Music Awards have disappeared into a cloud of blue chalk dust. The ceremony, streamed live from a warehouse in New York,…   Read Story »
Grab some popcorn (but don't dare smear butter on that keyboard) and cozy up in front of your laptop screen because the inaugural YouTube Music Awards are going down this evening live from New York's…   Read Story »
Last night, before M.I.A.'s set at NYC's Terminal 5, Julian Assange Skyped into the venue from his current home in London's Ecuadorian embassy. M.I.A. has had a long mutual admiration with the…   Read Story »
We've heard significant chunk of M.I.A.'s oft-delayed, "too positive" Matangi, but now it is available to stream in full before its release next Tuesday. On top of "Bad Girls," "Y.A.L.A.," "Bring The…   Read Story »
With a new Arcade Fire single released days before we heard Reflektor in its full form, there's at least one giveaway on this list. Still, this week was as varied as ever. Who else made the cut?…   Read Story »
At this point, it's only a few weeks before we get to hear Matangi, the fourth album from M.I.A. One of its tracks is "Y.A.L.A.," a sputtering and fizzing rave attack that takes the piss out of the…   Read Story »
"If you only live once why we keep doing the same shit?" That's the question Maya Arulpragasam posed on Twitter today while leaking a one-minute, 26-second preview of Matangi anti-YOLO manifesto…   Read Story »
Versace! Versace Versace! M.I.A. just got her own clothing line at Versace! (Sorry.) M.I.A. just designed some clothes for Versace's Versus line, which aims to be more affordable than the baroquely…   Read Story »
Between her forthcoming album and her ongoing now-public legal battle with the NFL, M.I.A. has a whole lot going on lately. But first, let's talk about the album Matangi, which is a long time coming…   Read Story »
Almost two years ago, in her appearance during Madonna's Super Bowl halftime show performance, M.I.A. briefly flipped off the camera. It's pretty likely that you haven't thought about that overblown…   Read Story »