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NFL Seeks Additional $15M From M.I.A. For Super Bowl Middle Finger

The feud between the NFL and M.I.A. is getting more heated and even more entertaining. …
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm

M.I.A. Leaves Roc Nation, Is Accepting Résumés

M.I.A. has had a messy couple of years: The Super Bowl flap, the great single with no album attached, a blocked documentary, the years-long wait…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2014 - 2:38 pm

The 2013 Experience

The 10 Biggest Music Beefs Of 2013

As time-tested album cycles are discarded and abandoned, so too is an artist's traditional publicity window. In 2013, the best way to stay in the…
Michael Nelson | December 27, 2013 - 11:38 am

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

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

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

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


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

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

10 Best Songs

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

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

Premature Evaluation

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


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

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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