British and Sri Lankan lady rapper M.I.A. (Maya Arulpragasam) is makin’ money. Besides her recent engagement to Warner Music Group (WMG) big-wig Edgar Bronfman’s son, rocker Benjamin Brewer, she is getting paid by some notorious sponsors. M.I.A. collected $100k for performing at an MTV Movie Awards after-party and she only had to be on stage [...]
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It may not feel like it in many parts of the US, but spring and summer music festivals aren’t that far off. The lineup for this year’s Sasquatch Festival, held at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA. Leading the bill will be R.E.M., The Cure and The Flaming Lips UFO Show. Notable support includes M.I.A., [...]
The Great Lawn, Treasure Island, CA Saturday, Sept. 16th Photos by Ryan Prado Read the full review at Synthesis.net. Photos of Ghostland Observatory, M.I.A. and Thievery Corporation after the jump.
Critics and cred seekers were powerless against M.I.A.’s first release Arular, and I fell for it pretty hard too. Her sophomore effort Kala will be released tomorrow on XL/Interscope, and it kinda makes me wish I didn’t have such a crippling fear of dance floors. Spike Jonze spent a day with Maya Arulpragasam traveling around [...]