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M.I.A. PAPER PLANES official video

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Description: Kala is the second studio album by British musician M.I.A., released in August 2007. The album features musical styles ranging from dance music to alternative hip hop and makes extensive use of South Asian music such as that of the urumee, a drum used in gaana music native to Tamil Nadu, India. It was mainly written and produced by M.I.A. and Switch, and features contributions from Timbaland, Diplo, Afrikan Boy and The Wilcannia Mob. M.I.A. named the album after her mother, in contrast to her first album Arular, which was named after her father, and stated that her mother's struggles in life are a major theme of the recording ... (more)
Manufacturer: XL
Release date: 8 August 2007
EAN: 0634904028121 UPC: 634904028121
Tags: 2007 (2), Dance (1), English (1), Pop (1), Hip-hop (1), Album (1), Sri Lankan (1), Xl (1), Bought 2007 (1), 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (1)
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Women Who Rock: The 50 Greatest Albums of All Time (50 music items)

"Maya Arulpragasam took hip-hop places it had never been before, from Third World battlegrounds to the Pineapple Express trailer. The Sri Lanka-born provocateur sounds festive and enraged at the same time. Essential moment: "Paper Planes," a Clash-sampling rap chant that somehow stormed the Top 10."


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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women (150 music items)

"Kala is the album that launched M.I.A., a rapper-producer with an irrepressible flow and a disruptive sensibility, into bona-fide stardom. Before she started making scrappy, exhilarating dance tracks on a borrowed Roland MC-505, the Sri Lankan-born Londoner studied film; fittingly, Kala aims to challenge the brain and ears alike. This is no pedantic art-school experiment, however โ€” Kala is visceral, intrepid and endearingly weird. During its recording, M.I.A. was stymied by visa troubles that "


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2,002 Albums to Listen to Before Death... (2003 music items)

"KALA (2007) M.I.A. Review coming soon... "


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My Favorite Albums: 2007 (15 music items)
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Favorite Songs of All Time: 2008-2009 (34 music items)

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