This track feels as at-home on the subway as it does on the subcontinent.
The world is still reeling this morning after last night's announcement of the astonishingly non-terrible Grammy nominations.
Plus: Robert Downey Jr. is a terrible futurist.
Plus: Scott Weiland does Bowie!
Now if only R. Kelly, Helen Mirren, and Ben Silverman would all announce some project together, Vulture could take the rest of the week off.
Plus: New M.I.A.!
Addressing revelers on the balcony, the Franz Ferdinand singer's voice took on the tone of an angry schoolmarm: 'The Fire Department wants to shut the party down.'
Plus: Jay-Z gets M.I.A.!
Apparently, in the past few weeks, all manner of rappers have been busy discovering M.I.A. How else to explain the sudden rash of “Paper Planes” samples?
Plus: Sweeney Todd mistaken for actual murderer!
At Bonnaroo over the weekend, M.I.A. played her third final show since last Friday.
At last night's MoMA "Party in the Garden," stars like Diane Sawyer and Mike Nichols kept cool while M.I.A. performed.
Last night, M.I.A. told us herself: "This is my last show. I canceled the U.K. tour."
Turns out that the crowd was not just a symbol of democracy, but also full of wannabe stars who hilariously but annoyingly refused to go away.
Which robo-diva will be the next 50,000-selling blog phenomenon?
Plus: Super Furry Animals!
Plus Jay-Z and M.I.A.!
Plus: New songs from Lil Wayne and M.I.A.!
Which Muppet? Which superhero? Which Golden Girl?
Have you heard? M.I.A. was supposed to record her new album, Kala, in the United States with Timbaland but had trouble securing an American work visa. You might have read about it this month in every publication ever.
Kala is a delirious, dance-inducing amalgamation of Sri Lankan folk music, Bollywood caricature, and didgeridoo flatulence.
LCD Soundsystem, M.I.A., and more!
Pete Yorn, Grizzly Bear, and more!
Maya Arulpragasam's follow-up to her 2005 debut is pretty much the Arular 2.0 that we expected.