Some might remember when M.I.A caught the wrath of the NFL and many in America after she flipped the bird during a feature performance with Madonna at the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show. After being slapped with a $16.6 million lawsuit, M.I.A said that Jay-Z, her manager at the time via Roc Nation, urged her […]

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KAYTRANADA is as dynamic a producer as any of his peers. He’s currently readying his debut album 99.9%, from which he unveiled its lead single “Bus Ride,” featuring Karriem Riggins and vocalist River Tiber.

“I Love Kanye,” the only song that Kanye West spit acapella on his The Life of Pablo album, is as spot-on in the self-aggrandizing rap department as any song on the project. The only thing missing was a beat, and thanks to the legendary DJ Premier, that changes today.

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M.I.A. is as politically driven as an artist can get and her outspoken views early in her career allegedly got her dissed by the queen of media, Oprah Winfrey.

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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.


Despite her legal debacle with the NFL, M.I.A., alongside A$AP Ferg, is bringing her talents to a city near you when she heads on tour this spring.

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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.


Omarion’s Love & Other Drugs album has no release date, but the guest list is looking solid.Maybach Music Group’s resident crooner teamed with Pharrell Williams, and Tank, for the project.

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The Big Game is this weekend and the only thing on Beyoncé’s mind is the half-time show. Queen Bey is set to perform for her biggest audience yet, as upwards of 100 million are likely to tune in.

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Better late than never, but Omarion and Wale drop a video for the Self Made Vol. 2 record, “M.I.A.” 

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Madonna, Nicki Minaj, and M.I.A. were the stars of this year’s Super Bowl, but in  2013, halftime producers are raising the stakes. For the first time in her career, Beyoncé will be the main attraction at next year’s halftime show, to be held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Shy of an official announcement, which is expected to come […]