MIA has publicly reached out to Radiohead, asking if the band would play Meltdown Festival, which she curates this year. As recently announced, MIA will oversee the annual cultural event series…
MIA has given her verdict on the state of London nightlife in 2017. The rapper, who won the Best British Female Artist prize at last night’s V05 NME Awards 2017,…
M.I.A. has come out in support of migrants while condemning the UK arms industry, in a speech at tonight’s (February 15) VO5 NME Awards 2017. After winning Best British Female, the…
MIA has denied that she disses fellow female pop stars like Rihanna and Madonna in her new single. ‘POWA’, which was revealed yesterday along with a stunning music video, sees MIA…
MIA has released her self-directed video for new track ‘POWA’. ‘POWA’ references Madonna and Rihanna, as the singer takes aim at Donald Trump. “Throw up my finger and I’m taking…
MIA has teased a new song which appears to take aim at Donald Trump. The clip, which you can hear below, also references Madonna and Rihanna. The track – ‘POWA’ –…
MIA has been announced as curator of Meltdown Festival 2017. The ‘Paper Planes’ artist will oversee the annual cultural event at London’s Southbank Centre from June 9 to 18. “For…
The 'AIM' artist had suggested that her label couldn't promote her new album as she wasn't allowed in the US
Singer says her latest album 'AIM' will be her last
The rapper and activist speaks exclusively to NME
Rapper's fifth album 'AIM' dropped last Friday (September 9)
"Everyone has to have an element of paranoia"
"Fame and success wasn’t so smooth for me"
M.I.A.’s fifth album arrives with the usual mix of bumps, bruises and bravura. In June she was dropped from the line-up of London’s Afropunk Fest after making controversial comments about…
The ‘Pinkprint’ rapper gave a shoutout to the British artist
Singer has mixed feelings over ‘Freedun’ collaboration
Album 'AIM' is out next week
Diplo co-produced her biggest hit, but the pair have had a fraught relationship in recent years
Singer recently hit out at her label for not releasing Diplo collaboration
The pair have worked together for the first since 2010 on a new track called 'Birds'
Rapper drops a Blaqstarr remix of the Diplo-produced tune
MIA wrote the song on WhatsApp together with the ex-One Direction star
The track will be the pair’s first collaboration since 2010
"This is a perfect example of "allowed" voice"
The festival faced a backlash due to comments the rapper had made about Black Lives Matter
Artist has also been dropped as Afropunk headliner
It will be trailed by a new single called 'Go Off' which debuts tomorrow (July 15)
Rapper also says she's on the verge of leaking her forthcoming fifth album
MIA will still be headlining this year's festival
The rapper will headline the first UK edition of the event in September