M.I.A.'s 'New International Sound Pt. II' Video Features 36,000 Chinese Children Fighters: Watch

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In her new music video for “The New International Sound Pt. II” -- an electrifying collaboration with GENER8ION (a.k.a. French producer Surkin) -- M.I.A. carries forth her reputation for aesthetic opulence.

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Taking place at Shaolin Tagou, China’s biggest fighting school for children, the video demands as much focus as it portrays. The cast of 36,000 students exhilarates and awes with a fierce performance. A passionate fusion of uniformity and power, the Inigo Westmeier-directed production provides a peephole into this captivating culture.