M.I.A. is calling out the VMAs!
On Thursday, the English artist took to Twitter and Instagram to go OFF on the MTV awards show after her video for Borders, which focuses on the refugee crisis, was snubbed from the list of the 2016 nominees.
Related: Nick Jonas Is Also Bummed He Got Snubbed!
The vid, which dropped in February, shows people on crammed boats and others climbing over barbed wire border fences.
So when the creative clip didn't get a nod, the 41-year-old slammed the VMAs for discrimination, posting:
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Maluca Mala is back!
The Diplo protege and Robyn co-signed artist is like a Latina M.I.A., singing in Spanglish and giving us songs that fuse electro with tropical.
Her latest track, Mala, is a great reminder that we've missed her and we want MORE!
Check it out above!
Then CLICK HERE to listen to more music from Maluca Mala!
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We love us some Femme!
We included her song Fever Boy on our Pop Up #4 music compilation!
The feisty Brit is back with a new song and it's bangin!
If The Ting Tings sonically married M.I.A. and time traveled back to the Riot Grrrl '90s, it would sound a lot like S.O.S.
Check it out above!
Then CLICK HERE to listen to more music from Femme!
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Saie Saie is giving us a more "singer/songwriter" version of M.I.A.
This is some freshness!
Her song Daughter is equal parts pop, confessional and hip hop.
Check out the inspiring tune above!
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When she's not giving the finger to cameras during Super Bowl halftime performances, M.I.A. is illegally releasing unapproved tracks…
And this one is PURE FIRE!!!
In the wake of the Beyoncé, Solange, and Jay Z elevator shenanigans, this controversial performer decided it would be the perfect time to share a new remix featuring one of the Queen Bey's songs and iconic phrases.
The singer tweeted the Flawless and Diva-like message to all her followers:
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Some of you may not know that M.I.A. released an album this past November - to little fanfare and zero radio play. And that's a shame!
The album is a banger!
It's M.I.A. back at her best! Edgy, dangerous yet not too quirky!
Y.A.L.A. brings the FUN that was missing from some of her other recent efforts!
It's hyper and hype!
Check out the frenetic fabulousness above!
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