Call for Music Writers... Rock, Indie, Urban, Electronic, Americana, Metal, World and More

M.I.A. Drops Graphic New Video for "Born Free"

Bookmark and Share
Text:AAA
Tuesday, Apr 27, 2010



The always politically-outspoken M.I.A. has apparently decided to join Copper Cab and South Park by wading into the choppy waters of the “gingers” debate. Her extremely NSFW, nine-minute video for new track “Born Free” is directed by Romain Gavras and follows a group of red-headed folks as they get rounded up and forced to endure some pretty awful things by a gang of black-attired goons.

Related Articles
16 May 2014
The first-ever Vulture Festival featured book talks, art walks, film screenings and a musical performance from Solange and M.I.A.
3 Nov 2013
The most telling line on Matangi is when M.I.A. boasts, "If you're gonna be me, you need a manifesto," because it's ironic that she's not really able to articulate a statement of purpose for herself on her latest album.
By PopMatters Staff
17 Jun 2013
M.I.A. is streaming her new tune “Bring the Noize" on her website ahead of the single's official release tomorrow. The song will appear on the singer''s fourth album, 'Matangi', releasing this fall.
By PopMatters Staff
30 Apr 2012
M.I.A. has been living up to her moniker in recent times with little in the way of new music. However, she just dropped a new video over the weekend previewing a new song. There's no news yet on a confirmed album release date.
Comments
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements
PopMatters' LUCY Giveaway! in PopMatters's Hangs on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.