MIA Appeals to Oprah

[ Yahooo Music News ] MIA has appealed to Oprah Winfrey to step in and assist thousands of people in danger in her native Sri Lanka. The national air force this week bombed civilian camps housing civilians fleeing fighting between the army and the Tamil Tigers. The Grammy-nominated artist met the US chat show supremo […]

War at what Cost?

[CNN] An Excerpt from this Blog entry by M.I.A. on the genocidal conflict going on in Sri Lanka: “Just last month, the New York-based Genocide Prevention Project released a report that listed Sri Lanka among the top eight “red alert” countries currently experiencing genocide conflicts. And Human Rights Watch estimates that between 230,000 to 300,000 […]

Exclusive Interview: M.I.A.

[Desi Hits] The heart of Sri Lanka’s civilians, the soul of United Kingdom, and the memories of being a Sri Lankan refugee are all parts of what creates M.I.A’s flow! Maya Arulpragasam, better known as her stage name M.I.A., experienced a journey that is heard through her music. The Grammy Awards nominated artist was born […]