Unlike Janet Jackson, M.I.A. looks to be out of the doghouse with the NFL after the league went after her life savings for that infamous middle finger during the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show.
The sports struggle M.I.A. has gotten herself into will likely take its toil on her bank account and sanity as the NFL is suing the “Paper Planes” singer for $16.6M–up from $1.5M for her middle finger caught on camera at the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show.
Album leaks are supposed to be the enemy of the music industry yet they somehow continues to happen (unless you’re Beyoncé, she doesn’t play those games.) Yesterday Angel Haze leaked her Dirty Gold album, forcing Universal Republic to move up the official drop date from March 2014 to Dec. 30.