M.I.A. is no longer missing in action.The 39-year-old rapper premiered her short film titled Matahdatah Scroll 01: “Broader Than A Border” that she's gabbed about for several weeks. The first half of the clip shows a powerful group of heroine Indian women while her new song "Swords" blares on.
Clang clink Ching che che clink clang— M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) July 13, 2015
I wanna talk about clutrural appropriation! I've been told I can't put out a video because it's shot in Africa. Discuss — M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) May 18, 2015
What happens when I shoot videos in America or Germany it makes no sense to the 00.01% of artists like me. — M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) May 18, 2015
The video is 1 take shot of a dancer ! The best in the wide world! And he wasn't ever gonna make "_____got talent" — M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) May 18, 2015
If the music industry allows an African artist to come through this year on intnl level, I would gladly give him this video for free. — M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) May 18, 2015