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Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M.I.A., is a British rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, director, visual artist, activist, photographer, fashion designer and model. "M.I.A." is a play on her own name and a reference to the acronym of Missing in Action. Her compositions combine elements of alternative, dance, electronic, hip hop and world music. 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. Since rising to prominence in early 2004 for her singles "Sunshowers" and "Galang", charting in Canada and the UK and reaching number 11 on the Billboard Hot Dance Singles Sales in the US, she has been nominated for an Academy Award, three Grammy Awards and the Mercury Prize. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 281 photos, 21 magazines, 5 styles, 101 lists, 51 albums, 326 songs, 3 awards, 5 pictorials, 78 film credits, 144 news stories, 2 relationships, and key facts about M.I.A.!

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M.I.A. is a member of the following lists: Living people, English-language singers, 1975 births, Female rappers, Hip hop singers, Alumni of the University of the Arts, Female film directors, Women screenwriters, British expatriates in the United States and English dance musicians.

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78 Credits »
2011 Khushiyaan -
2011 Hjælp, det er jul -
2016 The Journey -
2012 The World Tomorrow -
2012 Artifact -
2016 Ellen -
2015 Skam -
2014 Vampire Academy -
2014 Desert Dancer -
2014 Son of a Gun -
2014 Guapas -


326 Songs »
1 Paper Planes 2008
2 Bad Girls 2013
3 Boyz 2007
4 Jimmy 2007
5 Bucky Done Gun 2005
6 Bamboo Banga 2007
7 Xr2 2007
8 Galang 2005
9 The Turn 2007
10 XXXO 2010
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


3 Awards »
Nominated for 3 Awards

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144 Stories »


101 Lists »
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2 Relationships »
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