M.I.A’s New Single, XXXO

10 May

M.I.A stirred up a hearty brew of controversy a weeks ago when she released the video for “Born Free”. The video was so graphic that You Tube had it banned(Vevo has just recently put it back up with a parental advisory message) and a lot of people thought the drum heavy post-punk banger was her first single. Sorry guys, Maya decided to give us something a little different. A british radio station played her new single, XXXO and the small snippet of that has leaked onto You Tube. According to what we reported on May 4th, the word on the street is M.I.A has recruited Hype Williams as the director for the video. Based on Hype’s last few videos(ie. Nicki Minaj’s Massive Attack and Christina’s Not Myself Tonight); do you think he’ll deliver the Sri Lankan bombshell a video that the kids will be talking about at the watering hole the next day, or just another average, over conceptualized video ? We’ll see

Posted by : Max Mohenu


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