April 23 2010
M.I.A. has been causing some commotion of late. In an interview, she said this about Lady GaGa:
"She models herself on Grace Jones and Madonna, but the music sounds like 20-year-old Ibiza disco, you know?"
Honestly, I have to agree with her on that statement. Shortly after that, she announced details about her forthcoming album due out in June. The album will feature production from Diplo, Rusko, Switch, Blaqstarr, and Sleigh Bells' Derek Miller (If you not heard of Sleigh Bells, you got to check them out). The track has a very raw, and abrasive vibe to it. I think some might call this "punk". Check it out and let me know what you think. The album will be released on her imprint N.E.E.T, which has releases coming from Rye Rye and the Sleigh Bells. (via The Couch Sessions)
M.I.A. - "Born Free"