M.I.A.

M.I.A. – “Trouble Again”

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.
Miles Bowe | December 3, 2013 - 2:50 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2013 - 11:50 am
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Watch M.I.A. On Colbert

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…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2013 - 9:14 am
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M.I.A. – “Y.A.L.A.” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2013 - 9:18 am
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Watch M.I.A. Play Conan

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…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2013 - 8:48 am
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The 15 Most Memorable Moments At Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013

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…
Ryan Leas | November 11, 2013 - 2:17 pm
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Watch M.I.A. Play With The Roots On Fallon

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…
Scott Lapatine | November 8, 2013 - 8:01 am
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The 10 Best M.I.A. Songs

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.
Claire Lobenfeld | November 6, 2013 - 4:01 pm
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M.I.A. Says Her Super Bowl Middle Finger Was Actually A Godly Hand Gesture

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…
Claire Lobenfeld | November 5, 2013 - 12:44 pm
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Premature Evaluation: M.I.A. Matangi

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…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2013 - 1:16 pm
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The 10 Best Moments From The 2013 YouTube Music Awards

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…
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2013 - 9:22 pm
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Watch The YouTube Music Awards Feat. Performances By Arcade Fire, M.I.A., Earl Sweatshirt, & More

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…
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2013 - 5:36 pm
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Watch WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Open For M.I.A. In NYC

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…
Stereogum | November 2, 2013 - 4:08 pm
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Stream M.I.A. Matangi

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…
Claire Lobenfeld | November 1, 2013 - 12:33 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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,…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 25, 2013 - 2:46 pm
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M.I.A. – “Y.A.L.A.”

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.,"
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2013 - 5:01 pm
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M.I.A. – “Y.A.L.A” (Preview)

"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,…
Chris DeVille | October 16, 2013 - 1:39 pm

Check Out M.I.A.’s Versace Line

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…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2013 - 3:26 pm

M.I.A. Reveals Matangi Cover And Tracklist, Responds To NFL Lawsuit

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…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2013 - 1:40 pm
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M.I.A. Goes To War Against NFL

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…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2013 - 4:56 pm
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