Groundbreaking, global trailblazer and visionary M.I.A. delivers yet another thought-provoking track, titled ‘Popular,’ out now, along with an official music video, featuring influencer-bot-in-training M.A.I.
Produced by Diplo and Boaz van de Beatz, ‘Popular’ follows ‘The One’ which was released in May and comes ahead of her highly anticipated full length studio album ‘MATA’ which will see its global release via Island Records.
This new body of work, recorded in London, Los Angeles, Italy, Bali, Jakarta, and St Vincent, signifies a compelling new era for the multi-talented artist and activist, who remains one of the most captivating and innovative creators of a generation. More details to be revealed soon.
Undoubtedly, one of the most important and potent multi-medium artists of this millennium, M.I.A.’s career spans 5 studio albums, international performances, multiple sold-out world tours, GRAMMY® and Academy Award recognition, while continuously pushing the boundaries of digital and ideological possibilities. M.I.A. has never lost touch with her indelible punk spirit that inspired her glitching directorial debut; Elastica’s Mad Dog music video, to her self-directed tour visuals, graphics and NFT’s that continue to bend minds to this day. She has consistently paved the way in the music and digital art space and helped create a community of outcasts during the defining years of the internet, a spectrum of influence that is unrivaled by a recording artist.