Sunday, May 30, 2010

Catch me at the border, I got visas in my name

Extensive profile of M.I.A. in the NY Times Sunday Magazine. This one is a bit better than the ridiculous puff piece on the National a couple weeks ago. Word is that Maya A. didn't like this piece one little bit.

She doesn't come across as an overall genius, but she certainly is a pop genius. "Galang" and "Paper Planes" are two of the best songs of this century.

1 comment:

David said...

Sure, those are great songs. It's kind of hard to know how much of the credit goes to them or to Diplo and Switch, the folks responsible for the music. I don't think they're necessarily the best lyrics of the century...