M.I.A. to play concert at The Fox in Oakland, CA — can a national tour be coming soon?

Whoa, M.I.A. has been confirmed to play a concert at The Fox Theater in Oakland, California on November 2, 2017. Continue reading “M.I.A. to play concert at The Fox in Oakland, CA — can a national tour be coming soon?”

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M.I.A. releases “blocked” song, Jaloo remix of ‘Bad Girls’ on YouTube

M.I.A. hates having her creativity controlled by her record company, so she likes to get under their skin by releasing and leaking music on social media. In that vein, she released another song on the Fly Pirates YouTube channel. This time is a a Lucas Sorel remix of a song called “Baby”. With the release two days ago, it came with this comment:

“The song ‘Baby’ by M.I.A. is blocked and they want block the remix too. They try block we try make fly pirates hear all MIA songs. They try block again. We robbing this joint 💋”

Not sure whats’ up with her record label or what to believe. We really don’t care; all we know is that we’re excited to get another song from M.I.A. Watch the “video” and listen at the following:

A few days prior, the channel put out this dope remix of “Bad Girls” from Jaloo.

As we mentioned previously, the YouTube channel has been really prolific as of late putting out more than a dozens songs in just over a month. Just last week, a couple remixes were released: LOAD’EM (IWOSAN remix) and Jump In (MATR1X remix). She’s also teased that she might do another tour now that she obtained a visa to the United States.

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M.I.A. releases new remixes of ‘LOAD ‘EM’ and ‘Jump In” on Fly Pirates YouTube channel

A couple days after announcing a new song and video as well as a fashion collaboration with Astrid Andersen on her ohmni.com website, M.I.A. has just released a couple new remixes. Continue reading “M.I.A. releases new remixes of ‘LOAD ‘EM’ and ‘Jump In” on Fly Pirates YouTube channel”

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M.I.A. releases “Swords” single and video for upcoming “MATAHDATAH” album

M.I.A. announced a new studio album “MATAHDATAH” and released a new single “Swords” this week. The song and video are produced by M.I.A., Spanker and The Partysquad and filmed in India and West Africa. Continue reading “M.I.A. releases “Swords” single and video for upcoming “MATAHDATAH” album”

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M.I.A. finally releases Double Bubble Trouble video

After months of promises, M.I.A. finally put out (or “unblocked”) the music video for Double Bubble trouble today. Check it out in all it’s awesome, “uncensored” glory. Continue reading “M.I.A. finally releases Double Bubble Trouble video”

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UH OoooooOH: Double Bubble Trouble remixes

M.I.A.’s most recent single Double Bubble Trouble (which has been out since last year) has been on repeat for me over the last couple months. The single’s energy feels authentic to M.I.A., while it perfectly combines sounds of the tropics with reggae and trap. Continue reading “UH OoooooOH: Double Bubble Trouble remixes”

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M.I.A. with A$AP Ferg at the Knockdown Center (concert photos + full set list)

Here’s some photos from the M.I.A./A$AP Ferg show at the Knockdown Center last night. Though a a cool space, the Knockdown Center has terrible sound Continue reading “M.I.A. with A$AP Ferg at the Knockdown Center (concert photos + full set list)”

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Vice: M.I.A. pulls South Asia onto her world stage

Love Vice’s Noisey Music article on M.I.A. – the piece argues how M.I.A. takes traditional imagery from South Asia, and other parts of the under-represented world, and forces it onto the world stage — to the confusion of Western journalists and sensibilities. Continue reading “Vice: M.I.A. pulls South Asia onto her world stage”

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M.I.A. Matangi Tour at Terminal 5, NYC

M.I.A. at Terminal 5  /  Nov 01, 2013

M.I.A.M.I.A.M.I.A.M.I.A.M.I.A.M.I.A. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange opened the concert with a 10-minute Skype message. Because the sound sucksss at Terminal 5, I couldn’t make out more than a handful of words.

During the concert, M.I.A. and her crew threw pouches of colored powder into the crowd, a la “Holi” – the Hindu religious festival of color.

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