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 have visa 4 states to promote or spk!," she offered more details in a May 17 Periscope session.
"It's got 12 songs. I had to take the Disney thing off," she said at one point, revealing a Lion King sample that almost made the cut. "I put "Galang" on it instead, I sampled myself. I wanted to say, 'Whatever, I can't get Lion King, I'm gonna use my own song! That way no one can stop it."