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M.i.a. Put Off Joining A Band By Justine Frischmann

M.I.A. was put off ever being in a band by Elastica's Justine Frischmann.The 'Paper Planes' hitmaker used to share a house with the 49-year-old star and the pair co-wrote two songs for the rapper's 2005...

April Love Geary Was 'Rude And Bratty' On First Date

April Love Geary has admitted she was ''rude and bratty'' on the day she met Robin Thicke.The 23-year-old model - who is expecting the couple's second child and already has six-month-old daughter Mia Love with...

Lauryn Hill Announces Guest Stars For Miseducation Anniversary Tour

Lauryn Hill will be joined by M.I.A., Busta Rhymes, Nas and other guest support acts on her 'Miseducation' anniversary tour.The 'Doo Wop' hitmaker is performing a world tour to celebrate 20 years since the release...

M.i.a. Reveals Jay Z Urged Her To Settle Super Bowl Lawsuit

M.I.A. has claimed Jay-Z encouraged her to settle a $6.6 million lawsuit with the NFL over her 2012 Super Bowl controversy.The 'Paper Planes' hitmaker sparked over 200 complaints when she flashed a middle finger at...

Robin Thicke Introduces Son To Baby Sister

Robin Thicke has shared a cute photo of his son Julian meeting his baby sister Mia.The 'Blurred Lines' hitmaker and his seven-year-old boy - whom he has with ex-wife Paula Patton - can both be...

M.i.a Bemoans 'Corporate' Music Industry

M.I.A thinks the music industry has become ''narrow and corporate''.The 42-year rapper has hit out at the current landscape of the music business, suggesting that there is a lack of room for creativity and individuality.She...

The Cure's Robert Smith Curating Meltdown Festival 2018

The Cure's Robert Smith will curate this year's Meltdown Festival.The 'Friday I'm In Love' hitmaker is thrilled to be organising the bill for the prestigious 10-night music event held at London's Southbank Centre from June...

M.i.a. Teases New Documentary

M.I.A admits that her new documentary movie will make her family aware of things about her for the first time.The politically-conscious rap star has been making the documentary over the last decade, and has claimed...

M.i.a Slams Ex Diplo

M.I.A. believes she is responsible for Diplo's success.The 'Paper Planes' hitmaker has shot down rumours her former flame carved out her music career for her and is adamant she's the one that approached him all...

Mia's Morning Sickness Sparked Los Angeles Move

MIA moved to Los Angeles because the smell of New York made her sick when she was pregnant.The 'Paper Planes' hitmaker - who has eight-year-old son Ikhyd with former partner Benjamin Bronfman - admitted she...

The Amazons Want Mo Collaboration

The Amazons want to get MØ on one of their songs.Frontman Matt Thomson is massive fan of the 28-year-old singer - who featured on Justin Bieber's 'Cold Water' with Major Lazor - and thinks she...

M.i.a. Introduces A Diverse Line-up For Meltdown Festival 2017

M.I.A. is launching this year's Meltdown Festival, for which twelve new names have been added to the line-up. Over a period of nine days this summer, this cultural showcase hits London's Southbank Centre and tickets...

Skepta And Biffy Clyro Top Nme Awards In London

Shutdown hitmaker Skepta beat the likes of former One Direction star Zayn Malik and singer Jamie T to land the Best British Male prize, while M.i.a. overcame competition from artists including Adele and...

Clockenflap 2016 Set To Be The Biggest Yet

Hong Kong's biggest music and arts festival is bringing diversity and depth with its full line-up and schedule, which has now been released. Taking place from November 25-27 at Central Harbourfront Clockenflap is sure to...

M.i.a. Granted U.s. Visa After Legal Battle

The British-born star, real name Mathangi Arulpragasam, revealed earlier this year (16) that she would be unable to promote her album AIM in the U.S. as she was unable to obtain a visa...

Rapper M.i.a.: 'I Feel Like An Outsider In The Music Industry'

The Paper Planes star was born in Hounslow, West London, but her family relocated to Sri Lanka when she was a baby and her father became a political activist and founding member of...

M.i.a's Praise For How Zayn Malik Copes With Political Pressures

The Paper Planes musician, real name Mathangi Arulpragasam, collaborated with Zayn on Freedun, a track on her new album AIM. And the controversial hip hop star, who was born in Britain but...

Zayn Malik Under Fire From Fans After Misheard 'Rape' Lyric On New M.i.a. Track

Zayn Malik has come under fire from fans on Twitter for collaborating on a song with M.I.A. which some mistakenly thought contained a lyric referencing rape. Zayn features on the rapper’s latest track ‘Freedun’ and...

Fans Criticise Zayn Malik For Collaborating On M.i.a. 'Rape' Track

The 23-year-old former One Direction heartthrob sings vocals on the track Freedun, which was released by the Sri Lankan hip-hop star on Thursday (01Sep16). In the song, M.i.a. raps: "I rape that button...

M.i.a. Resolves Bird Song Feud With Record Label

The Paper Planes star went public with her feud with Interscope executives over the weekend (12-14Aug16) when she posted a tweet begging them to let her release the track she recorded with her...

M.i.a. Blames Super Bowl Fall-out And 'Babydaddy' Drama For 2013 Album Flop

The Paper Planes hitmaker's 2013 release Matangi was a flop and now she's blaming bad press and her skirmish with the National Football League over a naughty gesture during her Super Bowl performance...

M.i.a. Begs Label Bosses To Let Her Release New Diplo Collaboration

The provocative rapper, who upset company bosses last month (Jul16) when she threatened to leak her new album as a protest about the world's suffering refugees, appears to have come to a roadblock...

M.i.a. Blames Record Label For Not Releasing New Single

M.I.A. has blamed her record label for the delay in releasing her new Diplo-produced track 'Birds'.The 41-year-old hip-hop star has taken to Instagram to explain why she shared a remix of her new track 'Birds'...

M.i.a. Teams Up With Zayn Malik For Unlikely New Collaboration

The Paper Planes hitmaker tells Entertainment Weekly magazine she and the former One Direction star created her new song Freedun over messaging app WhatsApp, while she was in India. "We just basically...

M.i.a Is Collaborating With Diplo

M.I.A. has teamed up with Diplo on her new single.The 41-year-old singer - who previously dated the 37-year-old DJ for five years until 2008 - has shared artwork for 'Bird Song', which will be released...

M.i.a. Lashes Out At Mtv Bosses Following Video Music Awards 'Snub'

The Paper Planes hitmaker took to Twitter a day after the nominations were revealed, and made her feelings clear. "MIA - BORDERS is not included in the VMAs #hahahahhaahahhaha!!," she wrote, adding...

Grace Jones Steps In For M.i.a. At Afropunk London

The Paper Planes star faced criticism over comments she made in April (16) about the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S., which aims to raise awareness about the police brutality many African-Americans...

Mia Says Upcoming Album Will Be Her Last

MIA has confirmed her upcoming album 'AIM' will be her last solo record.The rapper announced the move during Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show, on which she debuted her new song, 'Go Off'.Asked if 'AIM'...

M.i.a.'S New Album Will Be Her Last

The controversial British rapper is planning to move away from music, and as a result has ruled out putting out any more albums after her current record, saying she wants to concentrate on other...

M.i.a. Honours Refugees With Album Announcement

The Paper Planes star has long been an advocate for misplaced citizens, and when she released details of her long-gestating album on Thursday (14Jul16), she used the opportunity to share a message in...

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