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M.I.A. and Lady Sovereign: A Far Cry From North-West London

Profile and Interview by Ben Thompson, Sunday Telegraph, January 2005

Two of this year's most eagerly anticipated records come from young women with some striking similarities. Ben Thompson talks to M.I.A. and Lady Sovereign. ...


Profile and Interview by Ken Scrudato, Flaunt, February 2005

NEARLY TWENTY years before 9/11/01 – before New Yorkers and other Americans decided to believe that great tragedy had begun and ended with them – ...

MIA: Arular (XL) ****

Review by Andy Gill, Independent, The, April 2005

IT REALLY SHOULDN'T come as a surprise that the most vital new sound from the UK dance underground should come from a transplanted Sri Lankan ...

M.I.A.: Kala (XL) ****

Review by Andy Gill, Independent, The, August 2007

THERE'S A SORT OF junkyard, trash-culture exuberance about M.I.A.'s beats that infuses the Anglo-Tamil rapper's work with freshness and immediacy. ...

M.I.A: /\/\/\Y/\ (XL) ***

Review by Dorian Lynskey, Q, August 2010

Embattled hip-pop star returns, guns blazing. Misses target. ...

M.I.A.: Matangi (Interscope)

Review by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, November 2013

IF MAYA ARULPRAGASAM has a persecution complex, she's earned it. ...

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