m.i.a

Interviews

15 Years Into Her Career, M.I.A. Is Still Telling Hard Truths

We spoke to the iconic British-Sri Lankan rapper about her new documentary 'Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.' and the uphill battle she's faced in America.
Shaad D’Souza
1.24.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

This Video of Bad Bunny Performing 'MÍA' in a Parade is Pure Joy

The Latin trap star took to the streets of Puerto Rico with Jimmy Fallon and Questlove to perform his Drake-assisted hit.
Shaad D’Souza
1.16.19
Essays

Why 2018 Was The Year of The Revisionist Music Movie

From Bohemian Rhapsody to a fly-on-the-wall documentary about Whitney, it seemed this year there were more music movies than ever.
Thomas Hobbs
12.28.18
Music

Bad Bunny Lays Claim to Christmas, Releases Debut Album 'X100PRE'

Drake and Diplo both feature on the Puerto Rican rapper's first LP.
Alex Robert Ross
12.24.18
Noisey Presents

Come See M.I.A Speak Live At Our Melbourne Screening of the M.I.A Doco

The legendary popstar is making a rare appearance in Melbourne on January 2nd to discuss 'Matangi / Maya / M.I.A', the beautiful new documentary about her life and art.
Noisey Staff
12.17.18
Festivals

How To Make The Most of A NYD Festival

The First NYD is only a couple of weeks away, and we want you to have the best sesh possible. Here's 5 tips to start your 2019 right.
Noisey Staff
12.16.18
Noisey Guides

The First NYD is Melbourne’s Best New Summer Festival

The First NYD, featuring Action Bronson, M.I.A., Banoffee, KiNK and The Presets, is gonna be a blast. Here's a deep look into the stellar lineup.
Noisey Staff
11.9.18
Noisey News

Holy Shit, Listen to Drake and Bad Bunny's Joyous New Single "MIA"

Drizzy hops on "MIA" with Bad Bunny and the result is everything you expected.
Kristin Corry
10.12.18
Film

'Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.' Looks at How M.I.A. Married Terrorism and Pop

All Stephen Loveridge's doc wants to do is *gunshots* and a *click* *cash register noise* and look at the pop star's groundbreaking politics.
Rod Bastanmehr
10.6.18
Op-Eds

The Long-Awaited M.I.A. Doc is Messy and Intimate, Just Like Life

It’s called ‘MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.’ because there are so many different sides to her story.
Daisy Jones
9.29.18
Premieres

Finally, Tink Can Do What She Wants

“M.I.A.” is the first video Tink has released since breaking away from her joint deal with Timbaland and Epic Records, and this time she’s exactly where she wants to be.
Kristin Corry
8.1.18
Noisey News

M.I.A. Has Finally Released the Full Trailer For Her Documentary

Despite the delays and uncertainty, 'MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A' looks pretty astonishing.
Daisy Jones
7.19.18
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