1. M.I.A. Calls Trump Administration 'Pathological Liars' Showing 'Psychopathic Behaviour'

    March 06, 2017 9:22 PM EST M.I.A. thinks there may be something seriously wrong with President Donald Trump and his administration, going beyond their actions to assess their mental state.  Recently, the "Paper Planes" singer spent some time on Twitter opining over mental disorder and her suspicions of Trump…

  2. Bonobo, Die Antwoord, M.I.A. & More Announced for Germany's Melt Festival Lineup

    February 09, 2017 6:45 PM EST With more than 20 years of experience, Germany's Melt Festival knows how to build a dope lineup. Melt returns July 14-16 to Ferropolis, Germany, and so far, it's got more than 70 artists on the lineup representing the best in all styles of music good enough to shake your butt to.…

  3. M.I.A. Releases Artistic New Video for 'P.O.W.A.': Watch

    February 08, 2017 7:19 PM EST One day after teasing her new single “P.O.W.A.” on Twitter, British rapper and producer M.I.A. released the song's visually stunning music video on Wednesday (Feb. 8). Her teaser tweet denied comparison to modern pop icons, with lyrics asserting she’s not Rihanna , Madonna , Mariah or…

  4. M.I.A. Name-Drops Rihanna, Madonna, Mariah and Ariana on New Single 'P.O.W.A.'

    February 08, 2017 2:01 AM EST M.I.A. is no stranger to drama. The British artist has had beefs with everyone from Justin Bieber to Lady Gaga , there was a public standoff  with Interscope , she flipped the bird while performing with Madonna and Nicki Minaj at the 2012 Super Bowl, and there were problems securing a U.S.…

  5. Instagram Commenters Are Accusing Beyonce of Stealing From M.I.A.

    February 03, 2017 12:08 PM EST Beyonce is the talk of the town this week, after Queen Bey revealed that she's expecting twins on Wednesday (Feb. 1), with a goddess-like photo -- now the most-liked Instagram photo ever -- including a veil and flowers. But after Bey shared several more photos from the portrait…

  6. See Diplo's List of 12 Favorite Albums From His High School Years

    January 18, 2017 11:48 AM EST You're not the only one who posted about the 10 albums that most influences your formative years. That Facebook status meme going around has reached some of the inspirers themselves, notably Diplo who took to the social media site to share not just 10 but 12 of the albums that made an…

  7. Watch Diplo Bust A Mean Freestyle in His Old Apartment in 2007

    December 29, 2016 12:45 PM EST Diplo is one of the biggest superstar producer's in the game, and he has been known to bust a rhyme or two, but back in 2007, he was mostly some random dude making beats with M.I.A. who enjoyed rockin' a weak freestyle now and again with his friends. Most people record themselves…

  8. Kanye West's 'Fade' Flies Into Top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    September 09, 2016 3:00 PM EDT The rapper earns a top 10 debut, as does M.I.A. Plus, chart action from Ariana Grande & Zara Larsson. Kanye West rockets to his 12th top 10 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Sept. 17) as “Fade” debuts at No. 6. The lofty arrival comes following the first full tracking week …

  9. Hear Diplo's Remix of M.I.A.'s 'Bird Song'

    August 18, 2016 12:25 PM EDT The dream team is back, and it is fuego. M.I.A.  took to Twitter to cry foul  when Interscope wouldn't clear Diplo 's remix of the Blaqstarr-produced “Bird Song” for release, and her gambit appears to have paid off.  M.I.A. Tweets Interscope 'Won't Clear' Diplo Collab…

  10. M.I.A. Tweets Interscope 'Won't Clear' Diplo Collab 'Bird Song'

    August 15, 2016 11:14 AM EDT More trouble for M.I.A. and her label. She threatened to leak her LP back in July as a means of protest in the name of suffering refugees. Now, she's coming for Interscope on Twitter, asking her label to “sort it out” with collaborator Diplo so their song can see the light of day. Hear M…

  11. Diplo and Friends: Meet the Team Behind the Producer's Success

    August 05, 2016 11:50 AM EDT The emergence of Thomas Wesley Pentz – who records under the name  Diplo  – as a pop juggernaut was one of 2015's biggest stories. His trio,  Major Lazer , released "Lean On," which amiably smashed Spotify records and reached No. 4 on the  Hot 100 . At the same time, Diplo…

  12. M.I.A. and Diplo Got Back Together in the Studio

    August 01, 2016 3:56 PM EDT Indie beat freaks all over the world know very well the connection between M.I.A. and Diplo . They were basically the coolest couple of all time in 2007. Their romance resulted in sweet, sweet jungle beats all over the singer/rapper's sophomore LP Kala , the most famous of which was the…

  13. M.I.A. Criticizes MTV VMAs For Shutting Out 'Borders'

    July 28, 2016 9:37 AM EDT Like Nick Jonas , the 2016 MTV Video Music Award nominations have  M.I.A. feeling some type of way. The Sri-Lankan MC took to Twitter to call out the VMAs for omitting her song "Borders" from the nods list. "MIA - BORDERS is not included in the VMAs#hahahahhaahahhaha!!…

  14. Want a Booty Like Nicki Minaj? Here's How to Get the Perfect Butt Crease

    July 21, 2016 5:30 PM EDT Nicole Winhoffer, 31, has trained some of the most famous faces (and backsides) in music including Madonna , Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. The creator of the NW Method, an unconventional workout that combines Winhoffer's knowledge of the body, dance, sports science and Eastern practices, has…

  15. Hear M.I.A. 'Go Off' on Collab With Skrillex & Blaqstarr

    July 18, 2016 3:20 PM EDT Last September, M.I.A. lit up the Internet with an Instagram post that showed Skrillex working on her upcoming album, titled AIM . Now, we have the fruits of that labor in the form of a track so dope, Annie Mac had to crown it Hottest Record in the World. “Go Off” premiered with Mac on…

  16. M.I.A. Dropped From Afropunk London Festival

    July 15, 2016 8:20 PM EDT After some back and forth over the past few months, M.I.A. will no longer be playing her Afropunk London headlining slot, the festival announced on Friday (July 15).  In a statement, the organizers said, "We are excited and honored to do our first  AFROPUNK  Festival in London and want…

  17. M.I.A. Delivers Explosive 'Go Off' Video, Says She Wanted 'No Human Beings In It'

    July 15, 2016 10:49 AM EDT After debuting "Go Off" on BBC Radio 1, M.I.A. unleashes the new dynamite video for "Go Off." Directed by the Sri Lankan MC herself, the video fires off explosion after explosion to match the fiery beat produced by Skrillex and Blacqstarr.  M.I.A. Defends Refugee Lives,…

  18. M.I.A. Defends Refugee Lives, Shares Release Dates for 'Go Off' Single & 'A.I.M.' Project

    July 14, 2016 10:53 AM EDT New M.I.A. material is on the horizon. After previously threatening to leak her forthcoming fifth studio effort , the eclectic singer-songwriter shared lyrics from her upcoming "Go Off" single featuring Skrillex  on Twitter and teased on   her official website  that her album may…

  19. M.I.A. Teases New Album With 'Poc That Still a Ryda' Video: Watch

    June 01, 2016 5:14 PM EDT “I set this track on fire/ I’m here for every color/ Including Black Lives Matter,” raps M.I.A. in her new visual for the politically charged track "Poc That Still a Ryda." The release follows the online controversy surrounding the Sri Lankan artist's comments in an April…

  20. M.I.A. Reveals Being in Talks with Rihanna for Collaboration

    May 18, 2016 11:35 AM EDT The follow-up to M.I.A. 's 2013 studio effort  Matangi  could be near. While the Sri Lankan, U.K.-based MC tweeted about the yet-to-be-titled album earlier this month -- "I am handing my last LP in to my American label this week. It'll be up to them if its released.I don't…

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