News / 31.01.20

M.I.A. says her next album is “nearly finished”

The Sri Lankan artist has launched a Patreon, too

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News / 11.12.18

M.I.A.’s documentary is now available on streaming platforms

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A is available for rent on Amazon and iTunes

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M.I.A. – Mixed by NAINA

The Beats 1 DJ celebrates the Sri Lankan rapper’s musical impact with a specialist mix built entirely from M.I.A. tracks


MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a fascinating portrait of a controversial star

Steve Loveridge’s long-delayed documentary of the Tamil rapper explores a complicated artist – and the emotional context behind her work

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News / 24.08.17

M.I.A. drops new track Load ‘Em

Featuring Jamaican dancehall artist Dexta Daps

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News / 09.08.17

M.I.A. links up with Astrid Andersen for new designer merch

The collection launches today

Photographer Steph Wilson destabilises regressive beauty norms through image

Get to know the photographer behind Crack’s M.I.A. cover shoot

Tommy Genesis and Young M.A shake up Meltdown

M.I.A.’s stated aim was to bring young acts to the Southbank festival. It proved a smart move

News / 16.06.17

M.I.A. drops new video for Finally

Crack’s June cover star takes to the desert

News / 07.06.17

M.I.A. drops hazy new track Goals

“Ride of your life you better bring your GoPro”

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M.I.A.: Let the Kids Run Wild

One of the most outspoken artists in popular culture, Crack sits down with M.I.A. to talk Meltdown, the politicisation of pop and what it feels like to influence a new generation of artists

News / 11.05.17

M.I.A. talks Trump, activism and the refugee crisis at Oxford Union

The British-Sri Lankan artist discusses the trajectory of her political beliefs and career in a 53-minute Q&A session

News / 08.05.17

M.I.A. preps first US shows since travel ban

The artist is set to make her return to the States, with shows confirmed for Riot Fest and the Meadows

News / 19.04.17

M.I.A. adds Princess Nokia, Soulwax and Father to Meltdown line-up

The full line-up for the festival has been announced

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News / 28.03.17

Mykki Blanco, Yung Lean and Crystal Castles announced for M.I.A.’s Meltdown Festival

The first wave of acts have been revealed

News / 21.02.17

M.I.A. asks Radiohead to play Meltdown on Twitter

Following the news that she will be curating the lineup for the 2017 Meltdown event…

News / 20.07.16

Warehouse Project reveal lineup, tickets on sale tomorrow

Manchester’s Warehouse Project returns for 2016 and this year they’ve lined up Moderat, Skepta, Ricardo…

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News / 27.11.15

MIA joins refugees in video for Borders

MIA has shared the clip for her new single Borders Earlier this week MIA shared…

News / 20.11.15

MIA shares new single Borders

The artwork we shared yesterday is for a new MIA song called Borders and you…

News / 19.11.15

MIA just shared artwork on Instagram

World beating rapper MIA just dropped what looks like record sleeve artwork on Instagram When…