28/30 baile classic review electronic experimental hip-hop

m.i.a – arular

In her early life, Maya Arulpragasam lived through a series of tense displacements owing to her father’s Tamil political activism. The title of her debut is his code name. M.I.A’s unfiltered lyrics, her explosive use of the drum machine and the overarching guerilla themes are so organic that this album immediately becomes the soundtrack to […]