M.I.A. Joins The Partysquad For “Gold”

If you haven’t listened to the latest M.I.A. album, the banger-laden Matangi, please visit that. It’s worth the time. After you’ve done that, return here for this new M.I.A. track – kind of. Per Consequence of Sound, she’s teamed up with The Partysquad for “Gold.” It isn’t as golden as “Only 1 U” or “Bad Girls,” […]

Watch M.I.A.’s Flashy “Double Bubble Trouble” Music Video

Remember the end of last year when M.I.A. was discussing politics and performed “Y.A.L.A.” on The Colbert Report without going too too far? Oh, what a thing of the past. In her new music video, M.I.A. has gone full Tumblr on us and created a flashy, blurred out, GIF-ready music video for “Double Bubble Trouble” off […]

M.I.A Leaving Roc Nation

In a tweet wishing her followers a happy new year, M.I.A also included another piece of information: she’s leaving Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by Jay Z. The English rapper has been signed to Roc Nation since May of 2012. Earlier this year, the company pulled a trailer for an M.I.A documentary from YouTube. […]

Watch M.I.A. Discuss Politics, Perform “Y.A.L.A.” and “Come Walk With Me” on Colbert

Last night, M.I.A. went on The Colbert Report to perform music off of her new album, Matangi, as well as be interviewed by Colbert. The two discussed political messages in her music (she cites Bob Dylan and Public Enemy as inspiration), her views of America (“In my mind, there’s no countries. We’re all one,” she said. “We […]

M.I.A. Teams Up With Versace

She’s definitely got her own style, and she definitely has the moves to pull it off, so naturally the next step for M.I.A. is to pull in to Paris Fashion Week with a possible new line of clothes. Turns out Versace will be looping in the singer after already working with Migos and Drake to close […]

Title Fight, August Burns Red, MGMT And More To Play Fun Fun Fun Fest

It looks as if Fun Fun Fun Fest has added a mess of diverse artists and groups to the expanded roster. The festival takes place in Austin at Auditorium Shores from November 8 to November 10. Title Fight, August Burns Red, Slayer, MGMT, Deerhunter, The Dismemberment Plan, Code Orange Kids, Snoop Dogg (Snoop Lion), M.I.A., […]

LISTEN: M.I.A. – “Only 1 U”

It looks like a new M.I.A. song aired a few days ago on the London-based internet radio station NTS. After playing the song on-air, the station uploaded the song in full to their SoundCloud. It’s declarative and loud, with M.I.A.’s vocal part sounding quite good. The song is called “Only 1 U” as Pitchfork reports. […]

MUSIC VIDEO: M.I.A. – “Bring The Noize”

M.I.A. is back in the mix with her brand new visuals for the single “Bring The Noize.” This video is filled with plenty of abstract figures, fog machines, and much more. “Bring The Noize” is the first material to drop off her fourth album, Matangi, that’s due out this fall on N.E.E.T./Interscope Records. Pick up […]

STREAM: Omarion Ft Rick Ross, Rockie Fresh & French Montana – “M.I.A.” (Remix)

The Maybach Music Group has done it again with the huge remix of Omarion‘s single “M.I.A.”, which debuted early this morning through Funkmaster Flex’s radio show In Flex We Trust. This mix features appearances from Rick Ross, Rockie Fresh & French Montana. UTG originally had some hesitations regarding the R&B artist joining such a heavy […]

MUSIC VIDEO: French Montana & Rick Ross – “Straight Off The Boat”

French Montana and Rick Ross teamed up today to release their video for “Straight Off The Boat.” Watch out on UTG for more on his new album Excuse My French, dropping in December, along with details and streams from his upcoming mixtape Mac & Cheese 3 on November 9. French’s debut album features a slew […]

MUSIC VIDEO: M.I.A. – Bad Girls

After delivering the audio earlier this week, M.I.A. continues her return to the spotlight with the official music video for “Bad Girls.” Shot in Ouarzazate, Morocco directed by Romain Gavras (M.I.A. “Born Free” and JUSTICE “Stress”), the official video for “Bad Girls” is a mind-bending collage of performance scenes and insane car tricks. Much like […]

STREAM: M.I.A. – 27 (Demo)

After the terrible news of M.I.A.‘s friend Amy Winehouse yesterday the artist has put out her demo, “27,” in memory of the people that meant the most to her that have passed at 27. This song is an unfinished demo, created before the time she recorded Vicki Leekx. Take a listen below and let UTG […]