1. M.I.A. w. Rye Rye
Date: Monday, September 27, 2010
Venue: Terminal 5 (610 W 56th St., Between 11th and 12th Avenues, New York, NY 10019)
Ticket: $35 – $40
Genre: Hip Hop/Rap
Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam better known by her stage name M.I.A., is a British singer-songwriter, rapper and record producer whose eclectic compositions combine elements of hip-hop, electronica,dance, alternative and world music.
M.I.A. is also an accomplished visual artist and fashion designer. Her activism has been met with both appreciation and criticism. In 2002 she received an Alternative Turner Prize nomination for her art, and has been recognized for work as a music video director and graphic designer.