Watch: M.I.A. – ‘P.O.W.A.’ Music Video

Watch: M.I.A. – ‘P.O.W.A.’ Music Video

M.I.A. is back following the release of her latest album AIM and ready to share new music, releasing a music video that she directed herself for a track called ‘P.O.W.A.’ The singer said upon the release of AIM that she’d be taking a break from music — but it’s not surprising that the current political state of the ..

M.I.A. and the Political Pop Message

M.I.A. and the Political Pop Message

With today’s political landscape leaving many feeling frustrated and fearful, there’s at least one thing to look forward to: an incoming era of artistic rebellion. The pop music landscape may turn bleaker than it’s been in the past eight years; songs about love and partying may not be what musicians want to make or the public ..

M.I.A. – AIM Album Review

M.I.A. – AIM Album Review

M.I.A. has said that AIM will be her final album for a while, and with her last studio album, Matangi, dropping almost three years ago in 2013, the arrival of AIM is quite bittersweet. On the album, M.I.A. knows her brand and that it doesn’t appeal to everyone — “I’m someone’s shot of whiskey, not everyone’s tea” she raps ..

Listen: M.I.A. – “Go Off”

Listen: M.I.A. – “Go Off”

M.I.A. debuted a new single from her freshly announced upcoming album, AIM. The track “Go Off” features a simple music video – without any appearance by M.I.A. herself. “Go Off”, produced by Blaqstarr and Skrillex, feels more like an album track than a single leading up to AIM. Hype tracks like “Borders” and “Ola” were fresher and ..

M.I.A. – Matangi Album Review

M.I.A. – Matangi Album Review

I cannot put into words how much I am looking forward to M.I.A.’s forthcoming album, previously tentatively titled MATAHDATAH. Her latest work, like Ola and Borders, has been so fresh, sharp and culturally relevant that society is long overdue for some more words of wisdom from the goddess Matangi herself. 2013’s Matangi is M.I.A. at her best, and the dance/hip-hop album is ..

M.I.A. – “Rewear It” H&M World Recycling Week Video

M.I.A. – “Rewear It” H&M World Recycling Week Video

MIA has teamed up with clothing retailer H&M to release new music to promote World Recycling Week and inspire listeners to recycle old garments. The track, called “Rewear It” is part of H&M’s campaign to recycle old clothes. Bring in a bag of old clothes to one of H&M’s 3,600 stores across the globe from ..

Listen: MIA – Ola / Foreign Friend

Listen: MIA – Ola / Foreign Friend

M.I.A. surprised fans today by dropping a new track – for free – on her Soundcloud. As expected, her staunch political views are on full display, and she’s at the top of her game. Listen to ‘Ola’ below, and download it here