M.I.A. greets 2011 with fired-up mixtape

Posted on 12/31/2010 at 6:05 PM

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The Popdust Files: M.I.A

Call us contrarians, but we Popdusters are convinced that M.I.A.’s /\/\/ \Y/\ has been sorely underrated this year.

Indeed, with its slick electro-pop hooks, its serrated digital-noise beats and its unabashed socio-political contradictions, M.I.A.’s third full-length might just be her most M.I.A.-ish yet.

Alas, the singer-rapper’s brand-new WikiLeaks-inspired mixtape, Vicki Leekx, isn’t quite as solid–even if it does feature the truly impressive rhyme of “tight jeans” and “mujahideen.”

Grab the tape here for the low, low price of your email address.

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