Articles Tagged 'M.I.A.'

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10 Albums to Watch Out For in 2016

2015 is about to dispense the very last of its available thrills, the new year’s eve party, and when that’s done, we have to face the new year with nothing but a thirst for fresh excitement and a slightly throbbing head for company. What we need is fresh music, and we need it now. So, […]


WATCH: 9 British Hip Hop Artists You Should Know

From the Beatles to Adele, British rock and pop artists have been lucrative exports from the U.K. for more than half a century. But there’s a booming hip hop scene across the Pond that hasn’t gotten its due here in America. Longtime rap fans like myself may remember Slick Rick and Monie Love from their […]

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Brits with Birthdays: Felicitations Are Due Benedict Cumberbatch, and Others

Busy, busy Benedict Cumberbatch needs to make time in his busy schedule this Friday, July 19, to mark his 37th birthday. Last year, to honor the Sherlock star for his birthday, the fan web site Cumberbatchweb urged the actor’s acolytes to donate the money they would have otherwise spent on cards or gifts for their idol to the Teenage Cancer […]

M.I.A. Disses Lady Gaga, Calls Her a “Great Mimic”

M.I.A. is throwing some serious shade about Lady Gaga in an interview with NME, telling the UK-based music mag: “None of her music’s reflective of how weird she wants to be or thinks she is…She models herself on Grace Jones and Madonna, but the music sounds like 20 year-old Ibiza disco. She’s not progressive, but […]