M.I.A. attacks NY Times through song
January 15, 2010 Comments Off on M.I.A. attacks NY Times through song
Rolling Stone – New M.I.A. Song “Space Odyssey” An Attack on “New York Times”
The video M.I.A. posted on her Twitter earlier this week is in fact a newly recorded track called “Space Odyssey” that the Kala singer-rapper quickly wrote and recorded as an angry response to a New York Times story, the artist’s publicist tells The Fader. “Space Odyssey,” produced by M.I.A. and Rusko, will likely appear on M.I.A.’s upcoming third album.
The Huffington Post – MIA: F*** New York Times!!!!!!
Sri Lanka topped a recent NY Times list of ’31 Places To Go In 2010,’ but one of the country’s most famous natives doesn’t agree.
“FUCK NEW YORK TIMES! DO YOU THINK YOU NEED TO GO HERE ON VACATION?” MIA tweeted, with a photo of a pile of mangled bodies (graphic and seen below).
“ONCE AGAIN FUCK NEW YORK TIMES !!!!!!!!! GET YOUR PRIORITIES STRAIGHT,” the singer continued along with the gruesome photo below.
A bloody civil war between the Sri Lankan government and the insurgent group Tamil Tigers technically ended in May when the Tigers admitted defeat after 25 years. MIA’s father, a Tamil tiger, spent much of MIA’s childhood in hiding from the Sri Lankan army. In 1986, MIA, her mother, brother and sister moved to London where they were housed as refugees. More