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  1. reconsiderations
    Believing Women, and the Gaslighting of M.I.A.The big revelation of MAYA / MATANGI / M.I.A. is how it vindicates the singer at its heart.
  2. trailer mix
    M.I.A.’s Documentary Will See the Light of Day; Here’s the Trailer to Prove ItIts director previously leaked the trailer, sending the film into development limbo.
  3. The Best Music Videos of 2017 (So Far)Kendrick Lamar, M.I.A., and Migos have dominated the year in visuals.
  4. 10 Years After Its Release, M.I.A.’s Kala Is a Reflection of a Different WorldWhen it was released in 2007, M.I.A.’s Kala was a noisy album full of paranoia and anger, but how does it hold up a decade later?
  5. videology
    M.I.A. Made Another Visually Arresting Feat of Music Video for ‘P.O.W.A.’Give this all the awards.
  6. right-click
    M.I.A. Calls Out Rihanna, Madonna, Mariah, and Ariana in Her New Song ‘Powa’The singer teased the song’s lyrics ahead of its release.
  7. right-click
    M.I.A. Releases Her Maybe-Last Album, AIMIt features Skrillex, Zayn Malik, and Diplo.
  8. the jukebox
    Listen to M.I.A.’s New Zayn Malik Collaboration, ‘Freedun’It’s a good one!
  9. fall preview 2016
    M.I.A., Pop’s Provocateur, Says Good-byeM.I.A. is saying that September’s dance-pop salvo A.I.M. will be her last album.
  10. right-click
    Frenemies M.I.A. and Diplo Finally Reunite on ‘Bird Song’Their love is free-ish.
  11. vmas 2016
    M.I.A. Accuses the VMAs of Racism Over Snub“This is a perfect example of ‘allowed’ voice versus excluded voices. Even if you direct it.”
  12. festivals
    M.I.A. Will Not Headline Afropunk London After AllThe festival initially defended the singer’s Black Lives Matter comments.
  13. right-click
    M.I.A. and Skrillex ‘Go Off’ on New Song, From What Might Be Her Last AlbumAIM finally arrives on September 9.
  14. festivals
    Afropunk Stands by M.I.A. But Says #BLMM.I.A. will perform at the London festival.
  15. right-click
    M.I.A. Shares New Song, ‘POC That Still a Ryda’“I’m here for every color, including Black Lives Matter.”
  16. right-click
    Hear M.I.A.’s New Song, ‘MIA OLA–Foreign Friend’She comes for U.S. immigration again, natch.
  17. delays
    M.I.A.’s Album Delayed Thanks to Too Many Good VibesInterscope told her that Matangi is “too positive.”
  18. year in culture
    The Top Ten Music Videos of 2012Lana! Fiona! And Danny Brown, of course.
  19. m.i.a.
    See M.I.A. Show Off Her Art BookGood job!
  20. music
    New M.I.A. Coming in DecemberPlus an autobiography and some art and whatnot.
  21. right-click
    Babies and Runaways: New Music From M.I.A., the Killers, NasOooh, it’s the Kelis song.
  22. madonna
    Watch Madonna Kiss Nicki MinajMadge and Nicki sittin’ in a tree …
  23. non beefs
    M.I.A. Tried to Pick a Fight With Anderson CooperBut Anderson wins the day.
  24. music
    Nicki Minaj is a Little Disappointed With M.I.A.Over the Super Bowl middle-finger gesture.
  25. Madonna Isn’t Pleased With M.I.A.Madge addresses the middle-finger incident.
  26. rock-star demands
    M.I.A.’s Tour Rider: European Cheese, Women Wearing Burkas“High Speed internet — MUST HAVE.”
  27. protests
    NBC Is Sorry You Had to See M.I.A.’s Middle Finger“Very disappointing.”
  28. super bowl halftime show
    Watch Madonna’s Gilded Super Bowl Halftime ShowBusy and glittery.
  29. vulture odds
    Who Has the Best Chance of Angering the FCC at the Super Bowl, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, or M.I.A.?We lay down the odds for all of the many possible controversial offenses. Lay your money down, PTC!
  30. videology
    Watch Madonna’s ‘Give Me All Your Luvin’ VideoFootball!
  31. videology
    ‘Bad Girls’ Video: M.I.A. Can Do Her Nails on Top of a Speeding CarImpressive.
  32. right-click
    M.I.A. Has Not Changed Her Attitude in the Past YearHear her new (old) single, “Bad Girls.”
  33. madonna
    See Madonna in the Studio With Martin Solveig and M.I.A.Wait, why is M.I.A. hanging out with Annette Bening?
  34. nicki minaj
    Listen to Madonna and M.I.A. Wish Nicki Minaj a Happy BirthdayTwo big deals wish another big deal a happy birthday, and it’s no big deal.
  35. rumors
    Your Rumored Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show: Madonna, M.I.A., and Nicki MinajMadonna or the Puppy Bowl? Discuss.
  36. comebacks
    M.I.A.’s Redemption Mixtape Is HereGet the download.
  37. m.i.a.
    M.I.A. Announces MixtapeM.I.A. has announced that she is set to release ‘Vicky Leekx’ on New Year’s Eve.
  38. clickables
    Watch M.I.A. Perform With the SpecialsAlas, some things are just cooler in theory.
  39. clickables
    Listen to a New M.I.A. SongIt’s part of her new social-networkish site, Facefacefacebook.
  40. clickables
    Hear an Unreleased M.I.A. TrackEnough with the halfway-finished songs that come with their own URLs.
  41. clickables
    See Rye Rye and M.I.A. in Their New Video, ‘Sunshine’It’s appropriately sunny, awesome.
  42. clickables
    Hear Rising Star Rye Rye’s M.I.A. Collaboration, ‘Sunshine’A very enjoyable single off the 19-year-old’s debut album.
  43. music
    Hear an Unreleased M.I.A. and Blaqstarr Demo TrackPresumably called “I Think You Might Get Sh*t for That.” Add more bass and it has potential.
  44. comebacks
    M.I.A.’s Comeback Begins October 6That’s when she’s playing her just announced free show.
  45. music
    See M.I.A.’s Annoying New VideoThe curse of the truffle fry is powerful and mysterious.
  46. music
    Hear an Unreleased M.I.A. and Diplo TrackIt’s apparently called “4thepeopleontheboat.”
  47. music
    Watch M.I.A.’s New Video, ‘Story Be Told’It hurts the brain, and it’s got its very own URL.
  48. comebacks
    Don’t Forget About That M.I.A. Comeback ShowStill happening! At some point!
  49. music
    Download ‘Galangs,’ a Cool M.I.A. and Jazz Piano Mash-UpM.I.A.’s “Galang” came out in 2003, pianist Vijay Iyer’s “Galang” cover came out in 2009, and now, in 2010, they are one.
  50. music
    See Another New M.I.A. Video, ‘Illy Girl’In which she runs barefoot down the highway until we turn away with motion sickness.
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