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New M.I.A. “Bad Girls” Video

February 3, 2012 drainu182 0

Today M.I.A.’s video for her brand new track, “Bad Girls,” premieres exclusively on Noisey — VICE’s new music channel on YouTube.

The video was shot in Ouarzazate, Morocco, and is directed by Romain Gavras (M.I.A. “Born Free” and JUSTICE “Stress”)
Watch the video for “Bad Girls” below:

Buy “Bad Girls” on iTunes here

“It was dope to have so many people from so many different backgrounds speaking so many different languages come together to create something that we believed in,” …

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New M.I.A. “Bad Girls” Coming This Monday

January 25, 2012 drainu182 0

“Bad Girls,” the newest track to be released from global music revolutionary M.I.A., will debut on Monday, January 30th at 2:30 p.m. EST at Pitchfork. “Bad Girls,” officially available worldwide on January 31st, was recorded in Miami and produced by Danja (Timbaland, Diddy, Madonna, Nelly Furtado, Pink).

The “Bad Girls” video debuts on the Vice network’s Noisey YouTube channel on February 3rd. Directed by Romain Gavras (M.I.A.‘s “Born Free” and JUSTICE’s “Stress”).

Named one of the ten defining artists …

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New Rye Rye – Better Than You (Live at Hard Fest NY) Video

January 17, 2011 drainu182 0

Rye Rye is getting ready to release her debut album Go! Pop! Bang! on M.I.A’s N.E.E.T. Records. Below is a live video from Hardfest, featuring the track “Better Than You”, which will appear on the album.

The New York Times calls Rye Rye’s music “eminently danceable, with up-tempo break beats, electronic flourishes, and double-Dutch-like rhymes” while URB declares “the future is here, and her name is Rye Rye.” Go! Pop! Bang! features production by Blaqstarr, M.I.A, Count and Sinden, …

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Rye Rye Live From Hardfest Video

November 27, 2010 drainu182 0

Check out a live video of Rye Rye performing “Bang” live from Hard Fest NY here.

Also, check out the 12th Planet Remix of “Sunshine” ft. MIA, off the new “Sunshine (feat. M.I.A.) [The Remixes] EP” here and buy it on iTunes

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New Rye Rye “Sunshine” Video feat. M.I.A.

October 8, 2010 drainu182 0

Out now is Rye Rye’s brand new video for “Sunshine” feat. M.I.A! The song (iTunes) is the first single off her debut album Go! Pop! Bang!, dropping February 2011 on N.E.E.T/Interscope Records. Rye Rye’s club-killing dance moves are out in broad daylight and her spitfire flow is in full effect! M.I.A sings the hook and Jess Holzworth (Beck – “Gamma Ray”) directs.

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New Rye Rye track “Sunshine” Featuring M.I.A. Out Now

October 5, 2010 drainu182 0

Rye Rye’s latest track, “Sunshine”, featuring M.I.A. is out now! Click on the Soundcloud player below to check out the follow up to “Bang”, and look for the video and remixes coming soon. Rye Rye is currently on tour with M.I.A. and will release her debut album, Go! Pop! Bang! in 2011 on N.E.E.T/Interscope records. Buy “Sunshine” here:

Tour dates with M.I.A.

October 5th @ Royale Nightclub Boston, MA
October 12th @ Fox Theatre Oakland, CA
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M.I.A. to Release Free Songs Throughout U.S. Tour

October 1, 2010 drainu182 0

M.I.A. is grabbing up URLs and giving fans unreleased songs free all during her current national tour. She has already released three songs, including 4THEPEOPLEONTHEBOAT.COM, and she’s tweeting more almost daily from the road. Watch for them on

“These are not videos, these are not releases – these are what’s on my laptop,” says M.I.A. “I’m cleaning out the creative closet.”

M.I.A. is not only buying the domains, but making the gifs and putting up the songs/visuals …

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M.I.A. Announces Oct. 6 Date for Free NYC Show

September 27, 2010 drainu182 0

M.I.A. will perform a free concert at intimate Brooklyn Bowl on Wednesday, October 6, 2010.

Tickets are on Maya.

Venue is 18+ and it will be first-come first-serve to capacity.

Doors open at 9.30 p.m. Lining up begins at 7pm that night.…

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September 15, 2010 drainu182 0

Baltimore rap dynamo Rye Rye will hit the road with M.I.A. on September 21st as a very special guest on M.I.A.’s fall U.S. tour. The 19-year-old with the rapid-fire flow will give fans a taste of what’s to come on her eagerly awaited debut album, Go! Pop! Bang!, which will be released by M.I.A.’s Interscope Records imprint N.E.E.T. Records in early 2011.

M.I.A. discovered Rye Rye after hearing her rap on DJ Blaqstarr’s 2006 club hit “Shake It Down To …