- Top U.K. Rappers In The Grime GameMay 6, 2014 at 02:35 PMWhen most people think of rap and hip-hop, they often only reference American artists. They’re given most of the credit when it comes to claiming the genre as their own and being responsible for its evolution, in some ways, rightly so, after all, New York was hip-hop's birthing place.
- M.I.A. Announces Tour Dates With A$AP FergMar 25, 2014 at 12:20 PMSince parting ways with Roc Nation, M.I.A. has kept busy by touring internationally for her Matangi album. As the tour continues, she'll be taking an A$AP Mob member on the road too, A$AP Ferg. Tour dates for the two were announced today, and they will not only hit North America but Europe as well. On March 28th M.I.A.
- M.I.A. Announces She's Leaving Roc NationDec 31, 2013 at 02:37 PMM.I.A. is starting off 2014 by making moves when it comes to her music career. The artist took to Twitter today to announce that she's parting ways with Roc Nation.
- Charts Don’t Lie: November 17thNov 17, 2013 at 08:14 AMEminem week officially hit us with full force. We've seen legendary rappers like Jay Z and Kanye West both drop albums this past year, but none compared to the chart domination of Slim Shady. As we mentioned last week, a few of Em's old albums had popped back up on the Billboard 200, presumably due to anticipation for new one, MMLP2.
- Full Album Stream For M.I.A.'s "Matangi"Nov 1, 2013 at 01:34 PMM.I.A. is following the route many artists take nowadays, offering a full album stream of her new effort, Matangi, prior to it dropping on November 5th. Matangi only features The Weeknd, while production comes courtesy of Illangelo, Hit-Boy and more. Give it a spin in full below.
- Cover Art Revealed For M.I.A.'s "Matangi" Album [Update: Tracklist With Features Added]Oct 16, 2013 at 03:28 PMM.I.A. has been in headlines recently when it was revealed the NFL are attempting to sue the artist for a staggering $1.5 million because she gave the middle finger to Super Bowl viewers. She's cashing in on all her headlines today by choosing to reveal the cover art for her upcoming album, Matangi.
- M.I.A. Is Being Sued For $1.5 Million Over Giving Middle Finger At The Super Bowl [Update: M.I.A. Reacts To NFL Lawsuit]Sep 23, 2013 at 09:49 PMM.I.A.'s infamous middle finger at the half-time super bowl show, when she performed with Madonna, seems like it happened ages ago. There was a lot of controversy after the fact, but by now, more than a year later, you'd think that would have all subsided. Apparently, that's not the case.
- M.I.A.'s Ex Obtains Restraining Order To Keep Son In BrooklynMar 14, 2013 at 10:07 AMM.I.A. will be calling Brooklyn home for herself and her son, at least, that's if she wants to stay with her son. The rapper was threatening to bring her four year-old son, Ikhyd, back to her home country of England, but the father of the child was having none of it.