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Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam MBE, known by her stage name M.I.A., is an English rapper, singer, record producer and activist. Her music combines elements of alternative, dance, electronic, hip hop and world music with eclectic instruments and samples.

M.I.A. began her career in 2000 as a visual artist, filmmaker and designer in West London before beginning her recording career in 2002. She rose to prominence in early 2004 for her singles "Sunshowers" and "Galang".


Studio albums[]

  • Arular (2005)
  • Kala (2007)
  • Maya (2010)
  • Matangi (2013)
  • AIM (2016)


  • Piracy Funds Terrorism Volume 1 (2004)
  • Vicki Leekx (2010)


  • Live Session (iTunes Exclusive) (2005)
  • How Many Votes Fix Mix (2008)


The list below only includes non-album singles.
  • "Sexodus" (2015) (featuring War Syntaire)
  • "P.O.W.A." (2017)
  • "CTRL" (2020)