Posts tagged "mia"

Janelle Monae Performs Via Hologram With M.I.A. & It’s Actually Awesome

Bringing dead celebrities “back to life” via hologram is hella morbid. But the very-much-alive Janelle Monae performing via hologram with M.I.A. on “Bad Girls”? That’s really fucking cool. (Maybe if…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Madonna Says M.I.A.’s Behavior Was “Teenager”

“I was really surprised. I didn’t know anything about it. I wasn’t happy about it. I understand it’s punk rock and everything, but to me there was such a feeling…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 10, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Morning Quickies: M.I.A.’s Middle Finger Upstages Madonna At Super Bowl Halftime Show

NBC is very sorry that M.I.A. flipped the bird during the Super Bowl halftime show. And something tells me M.I.A. is going to be very sorry she upstaged Madonna.

Jessica Wakeman | February 6, 2012 - 10:20 am

M.I.A Releases A Musical Tribute To Amy Winehouse

M.I.A. is one of the many famous friends of Amy Winehouse’s who is simultaneously devastated about the loss of their friend but seemed to have some instinct that tragedy was…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 25, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases From M.I.A. To Generationals

It’s new tunes Tuesday! Yay! And even though this week is light on the new music, it’s more like lite. Seriously, this week, the fat has been cut and the…

Simcha | January 4, 2011 - 7:00 pm

M.I.A’s Increasingly Erratic Behavior

There was a time when I adored M.I.A. I loved her albums, I loved her vibe, I loved her style, I loved her attitude, and I loved that she was…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 28, 2010 - 7:00 pm

M.I.A.’s Baby, Ikyhd, Is Adorable

M.I.A. isn’t one to shy away from controversial publicity, but somehow, she’s been able to keep the chubby-cheeked cuteness that is her son Ickitt Ikyhd (darn Splash News) under wraps…

Annika Harris | July 1, 2010 - 4:10 pm

M.I.A. Writes Song About New York Times Reporter

Even after Tweeting journalist Lynn Hirschberg’s phone number, M.I.A. is still on the war path in retaliation for The NY Times Magazine cover story that she feels portrays her…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 2, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Quotable: M.I.A. Isn’t Impressed With Lady Gaga

“With our video, we were really copying ‘Telephone’. Both our videos are road movies. We kill people, and they kill people. They start out in a prison, and we start…

Annika Harris | May 29, 2010 - 7:00 pm

M.I.A. Tweets New York Times Reporter’s Number

When a journalist does a profile piece about a subject, sometimes they end up looking good and other times, well, not so much. Apparently, M.I.A. thinks all reporters have to…

Nikki Dowling | May 28, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Quotable: M.I.A. Is TOTALLY A Justin Bieber Fan

“If I’m honest, I find the new Justin Bieber video… more of an assault to my eyes and senses than what I’ve made.”M.I.A., the Sri Lanken rapper behind my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 12, 2010 - 8:00 pm

What Do You Think Of M.I.A’s “Born Free” Video?

Most music videos from female superstars involve sequins, big hair, choreographed dance numbers and, lately, no pants. Not the case for M.I.A. Her new vid for “Born Free,” directed by…

Kate Torgovnick/ | April 27, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Is Rihanna Jacking M.I.A.’s Style Now?

Rihanna was accused of trying to be a mini Beyonce early in her career. Remember the long, honey blonde hair? But then RiRi got a little punky around the time…

Annika Harris | February 9, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Is This A Viral Video For Christina Aguilera’s Next Album?

It’s unclear who created these videos and why, but rumors are swirling that these very strange short promotional videos are teaser spots intended to virally hype Christina Aguilera’s…

Susannah Breslin | January 28, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Sneak Peek: M.I.A. In Vogue

M.I.A. hasn’t really been on the scene since giving birth to Ikhyd last year. But she’s making a comeback draped in gold. Seriously, only this style trailblazer could get away…

Annika Harris | January 13, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Cats And Dogs Take Over “Paper Planes”

“Paper Planes” by M.I.A. One of the catchiest songs of the last, oh, five years, only with dogs barking and cats screeching instead of gun shots and cash registers. Awesome.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 6, 2009 - 11:00 am

M.I.A. Wants Oprah’s Help Stopping War In Sri Lanka

M.I.A. knows how to make some noise. At Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People party, the singer sauntered up to Oprah and asked her to help galang-a-lang-a-lang the government sanctioned…

Simcha | May 9, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Quickies!: Lindsay Lohan Is Broke, The Name Of M.I.A.’s Baby Revealed

Lindsay Lohan is completely broke. We’re talking maxing out credit cards to pay for tampons broke. No wonder she’s staying with Sam Ronson. [DListed]
Tara Reid jacked Mariah Carey for…

Annika Harris | March 23, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Star Couplings: Melissa Rycroft Is A “Dancing” Star

Melissa Rycroft, the contestant dumped on the season finale of “The Bachelor,” will replace Nancy O’Dell on “Dancing With the Stars.” Take that Papa Bach! Oh, and considering she’s a…

Annika Harris | March 9, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Star Couplings: Rihanna Still Loves Chris Brown

Although Chris Brown allegedly abused his girlfriend Rihanna, apparently she’s still in love with him and is worried about how he’s doing. Is this the beginning of a reconciliation? Please…

Persia Ali | February 18, 2009 - 2:30 pm