The ‘Paper Airplanes’ hitmaker revealed she was stepping far from music in 2016, following the release of her LP ‘OBJECTIVE’, however later on released standalone track ‘P.O.W.A.’
And now, the 44- year-old star – whose real name is Mathangi ‘Maya’ Arulpragasam – has shared the brand-new song with her fans who have actually registered to her Patreon, a platform where they can spend for unique material, to mark the 15 th anniversary of her debut album, ‘Arular’.
M.I.A. has likewise shared the lyrics to the track on her Instagram, in which she regrets “these girls” who are getting “too much credit” for being starlets.
The opening line goes: “People be sleeping on me so much I feel like a mattress/ They be giving too much credit to these girls that be … actress.”
The rapper setup her Patreon account previously this year and laid out her strategies, that include making a brand-new album.
She revealed on Instagram: “The vision for Patreon is that this year I’m going to be going on a journey, launch a brand-new record and doing other innovative jobs and I desired you people to come with me.
” I’m going to attempt something various, which is generally to open the discussion with myfans Come and examine me, subscribe, and let’s see what we can do together.”
The ‘Bad Ladies’ vocalist added how whatever she is doing is to “honour” her mom.
” I’m honoured to have this honour, as it implies a lot to my Mom.
” I wish to honour what my mum invested lots of hours of her life doing!
” She is among the 2 women in England who hand sewn these medals for the last 30 years.
“After receiving asylum my mum and cousin took this job in 1986, because it was the only non English speaking manual labour she could find. (sic)”