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Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam (born 18 July 1975), better known by her stage name M. A., is an English-Tamil rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, director, visual artist, activist, photographer, fashion designer and model. Her compositions combine elements of alternative, dance, electronic, hip hop and world music. She released her debut album Arular in 2005 and her second album Kala in 2007, both to wide critical acclaim. A.'s composition and production skills were a major attraction for him.
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She posted many of her songs and videos from 2002 onwards on platforms such as My Space. Time magazine named her one of the world's 100 most influential people in 2009. When Maya was six months old, her family moved to Jaffna, the cultural, political, and economic capital of the predominantly Tamil northern Sri Lanka, where her brother Sugu was born. art that spans across three LPs: Arular, Kala, and Maya." The book contains artwork as well as a foreword by frequent collaborator Steve Loveridge and various essays by M. Matangi received generally positive reviews from music critics. The music is sampled from Yo Yo Honey Singh's Manali Trance. Serving as both a rallying cry and a call for compassion, the track mocks first world problems and shares her views on the escalating global refugee crisis. First released in 2003, with its mix of 505 beats and claps, edgy vocals and lyrics, it marked M. A.'s emergence in underground independent music circles worldwide. Noting her early inspirations, she said "When I would go to bed, I’d listen to the radio and dream about dancing and Paula Abdul and Whitney Houston, and that’s how I fell asleep. Some critics described the film as "sensationalist". Every bit of music out there that’s making it into the mainstream is really about nothing. was a roommate of fashion designer Luella Bartley and is a long-time friend of designer Carri Mundane. if a normal civilian comes up and says 'Hey, this happened in my village and I'm not happy about it', we're not allowed to talk about it.
In 2001, she received an "Alternative" Turner Prize nomination for her visual art. There, her father adopted the name Arular and became a political activist and founding member of the Eelam Revolutionary Organisation of Students (EROS), a political Tamil group affiliated with the LTTE. In its first week of release, the album sold 15,000 copies and peaked at number 23 on the Billboard 200, falling to number 90 in its second week. The video was filmed in India and West Africa and shows different forms of dancing in those regions. In late February 2016, she released "Boom ADD", an expanded version of the "Boom Skit", which appeared on M. A.'s fourth studio album Matangi; it is a diss-track to the NFL's lawsuit of her performance at the 2012 Superbowl.21-second sample of M. When my radio was burgled, I started listening to hip hop". Neda Ulaby of NPR described the video as intended for "shock value" in the service of nudging people into considering real issues that can be hard to talk about. I wanted to see if I could write songs about something important and make it sound like nothing. as hypocritical, citing the Internet channel's streaming of real-life killings. Clothes from her limited-edition "Okley Run" line — Mexican and Afrika line jackets and leggings, Islamic-inspired and water melon-print hoodies, and tour-inspired designs – were sold in 2008 during New York fashion week. built on this during the Kala era with a "playful" combination of baggy T-shirts, leggings and short-shorts. has been the muse of designers Donatella Versace and Bartley and photographers Rankin and David Bailey, whose spread documents the British musicians who defined the sound and style of rock 'n' roll. You have to follow this bureaucratic bullshit to get any sort of action, and it's all part of this cycle.
It has become XL Recordings' second best-selling single to date. This became her highest-charting album in the UK and the US, reaching number nine on the Billboard 200, topping the Dance/Electronic Albums chart and debuting in the Top 10 in Finland, Norway, Greece and Canada. Critics have acclaimed a distinctive style to her music. on its list of the 75 most influential people of the 21st century in January 2010. A.'s early compositions relied heavily on the Roland MC-505, while later M. Andy Bennett and Jon Stratton highlight in Britpop and the English Music Tradition (2010) how M. The chart success of grime-influenced artists like M. Furthermore, her work being used as a global resource for the articulation of differently located themes and its connections to many music traditions is noted by Brian Longhurst in Popular music and society (2007) to illustrate such processes of interracial dialogue. Her genocide-depicting 2010 video for the single "Born Free" was deemed by Ann Powers writing in the Los Angeles Times to be "concentrating fully" on the physical horror of gun butts and bullets hitting flesh, with the scenes giving added poignancy to the lyrical themes of the song. Critic Robert Christgau described Reynolds' argument as "cheap tack" in another article written in the publication, stating M. A's experiences connected her to world poverty in a way "few Western whites can grasp". I think if there is an issue of people who, having had first hand experiences, are not being able to recount that – because there is laws or government restrictions or censorship or the removal of an individual story in a political situation – then that's what I'll keep saying and sticking up for, cos I think that's the most dangerous thing. Or that only politicians are allowed to talk about politics, and that's why we're fucked, because the cycle is constantly kept within that fucking framework.
The single "XXXO" reached the Top 40 in Belgium, Spain and the UK. Lyrically incorporating a range of political, social, philosophical and cultural references that have defied existing pop music conventions, Arulpragasam was one of the first acts to come to public attention through the internet. was artist of the year by Spin and URB and Arulpragasam is named as one of the defining artists of the 2000s decade by Rolling Stone in its "Best of the Decade" list in December 2009. in Hounslow, West London, to Arul Pragasam, an engineer, writer and activist, and his wife, Kala, a seamstress. On 3 March 2013, she released an 8-minute mix recording as part of a Kenzo fashion show in Paris. released a five-minute video titled "Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than a Border" which features two of her tracks: Matangi's "Warrior" and a new track "Swords". released "Borders" as her new single on i Tunes, prior to that her new single was announced via her Instagram account. A.'s music features styles such as electro, reggae, rhythm and blues, alternative rock, hip hop, grime, rap ballads and Asian folk and references to her musical influences such as Missy Elliott, Tamil film music, Lou Reed, the Pixies, Timbaland, the Beastie Boys and London Posse. describes her music as dance music or club music for the "other", and has been described as an "anti-popstar" for refusing to conform to certain recording industry expectations of solo artists. Interpreted as a comment on the Arizona immigration law, America's military might and desensitised attitudes towards violence, others found that the video stressed that genocide still exists and violent repression remains commonplace. views her work as reflective, pieced together in one piece "so you can acquire it and hear it." She states, "All that information floats around where we are – the images, the opinions, the discussions, the feelings – they all exist, and I felt someone had to do something about it because I can't live in this world where we pretend nothing really matters." On the political nature of her songs she has said, "Nobody wants to be dancing to political songs. I think removing individual voices and not letting people just go 'This happened to me' is really dangerous. nobody handed them the microphone to say 'This is happening and I don't like it'." Due to her and her family being displaced from Sri Lanka because of the Civil War, M. There aren't more people standing up and telling their personal experience...
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Arular charted in Norway, Belgium, Sweden, Japan and the US, where it reached number 16 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and number three on the Dance/Electronic Albums chart. She has adopted different singing styles on her songs, from aggressive raps, to semi-spoken and melodic vocals. has become known for integrating her imagery of political violence into her music videos and her cover art. voiced her fears of the influence of video game violence on her son and his generation, saying, "I don't know which is worse.
Kala was certified silver in the UK and gold in Canada and the US, where it topped the Dance/Electronic Albums chart. It doesn’t always happen, but it should and it could." Richard Russell, head of XL Recordings, states, "You've got to bend culture around to suit you, and I think M. She has said of the sometimes "unaffected" vocals and delivery of her lyrics, "It is what it is. Her politically inspired art became recognised while she exhibited and published several of her brightly coloured stencils and paintings portraying the tiger, a symbol of Tamil nationalism, ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka and urban Britain in the early 2000s. filmed from her Bed Stuy apartment window and posted on You Tube an incident involving a black man being apprehended by white policemen, which in light of the Sean Bell shooting incident, elicited commentary debating the force used for the arrest. The fact that I saw it in my life has maybe given me lots of issues, but there's a whole generation of American kids seeing violence on their computer screens and then getting shipped off to Afghanistan. has also been outspoken about the police killings of citizens in the United States.
“Whilst the 2012 study provided valuable insight into the increasing accessibility of sexual content depicting young people, this research reveals younger children and in some cases more explicit sexual behavior than we previously saw.” Indeed, 85.9 percent of the images depicting youth under 15 were taken via webcam captures from a personal computer or laptop, while 8.5 percent were taken with a mobile phone.