Editors’ Notes The English-Sri Lankan daughter of a political activist M.I.A. (born Mathangi "Maya” Arulpragasam) became the toast of the American art and pop underground in the mid-'00s. Her hyperactive blend of hip-hop, dance, and Eastern sounds has garnered intense critical praise. Even after achieving crossover commercial success, M.I.A. has stayed iconoclastic and controversial.

3:25
 
3:47
 
2:54
 
3:46
 
3:33
 
4:11
 
4:07
 
3:45
 
3:27
 
4:23
 
3:29
 
3:16
 
3:24
 
2:59
 
3:04
 

Featured Artists

  • M.I.A.