Political rapper M.I.A. has long been a vocal opponent of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, but she’s no fan of the country’s new leader.
The song, “Gold”, fits the mix’s title perfectly -fun, warm, current- and would only be better served if there were an Olympics for which it could be the theme song.
Yesterday (May 13), M.I.A. dropped a remix of the track off Beyoncé’s 2013 self-titled album, which she teased last week, with a cheeky tweet that read, “Beyonce camp has not replied for months, SO HERE.”
After her appearance at Ultra Music Festival this Friday, the tour will kick off in Pennsylvania on April 25 and run through July.
The singer’s response calls out the NFL for “profane, bawdy, lascivious, demeaning and/or unacceptable behavior” by everyone from the players to performers picked to perform the halftime show.
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“I was inspired by a lot of American artists like Bob Dylan, Public Enemy. So, by the time I put out my first song and came to America I thought you guys were used to it already,” she said.
You can think about You Always Live Again that while you watch Maya Arulpragasam’s new video for the song off her latest album, ‘Matangi.’ Epileptics, beware: flashing lights abound throughout the video.
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M.I.A. has returned with a new explanation for the middle finger, claiming that not only was it not meant to be offensive, but actually a religious gesture known as the Matangi mudra.
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“Versace designs have always been bootlegged, now it’s Versace bootlegging the bootleg for the bootleggers to bootleg the bootleg,” M.I.A said in a statement. “This is to keep that cycle going.”
“The NFL thing is completely ridiculous. It’s been making me laugh for a while, but now it’s so boring I don’t even laugh anymore.”
The lawsuit against the notoriously controversial Sri Lankan singer was filed by the NFL last March, with the league’s legal team just last week attempting to find M.I.A. liable so she can be taken to trial over the incident.