M.I.A. Leaks New Diplo-Produced Song on Twitter
A screen grab from the website playing the new M.I.A. and Diplo collabo.
Despite the rift between M.I.A. and her ex-BF and producer Diplo, she leaked an unreleased song via Twitter yesterday that's apparently produced by ... wait for it ... Diplo.
Only two days earlier, M.I.A. similarly shared a link for a brand new video for "Story To Be Told," one of the songs on her new album MAYA, at an obnoxiously unique URL that, for a brief period, was the exclusive source for the clip.
Once again, she's created an odd web address for a debut: 4THEPEOPLEONTHEBOAT.com, which plays an untitled track accompanied by lo-bit visuals of a gambling cowboy geezer, blasting kalashnikovs and a spinning globe.
As for the origin of the beat itself, the truth came out via some Twitter drama.
M.I.A. nonchalantly announces the new website, er, song.
A jacka--er, motweet weighs in, mistaking the songs lyrics as being directed at Diplo.
Diplo sets 'em straight.
So maybe he is a little bitter ...
And in case you missed it, here's the bonkers Flash video for "Story to Be Told":
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