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Moving from a tiny village in Sri Lanka to hectic West London, the feisty Maya Arulpragasam nearly burst our eardrums with her explosive 2005 album 'Arular'. She raps, she sings, and she throws some seriously cool moves over a whole range of street sounds. Not only that, she's threatening to blow apart the British urban music scene.

Sunday - INMWT Stage (See full line up)

Set List

  • Bamboo Banger
  • Boyz
  • XR2/Bucky Done Gun
  • Hustle
  • $20 Dolla
  • Jimmy
  • Galang

Your reviews

well i think the perfomance was brilliant in audio terms but horrible visually! i mean what was she wearing!!!!but i love the song! its good!

never seen mia before, that was crazy, dont know what to say, is it hip hop, grime, dance or electro, i even heard some indian music, it was amazin, so different, fresh as hell

She is the maddest performer I have ever seen, but I think thats a good thing!

T. Siu
So glad Radio 1 are headlining such acts.MIA rocks, so raw, so live, so hot. And those BASS lINES! Enough respect from ladbroke grove! Come now!

M.I.A. was great - she just did lots of her new album no one's heard b4. Every time she puts out anything I need to hear it 10 times before I get it and then you can't live without it, so I can understand why some people are like WTF? when they heard her for the first time.

Bora Soch M.I.A Lover
I love M.I.A but watching the performance I feel like I'm wasting my time! However she is better if you hear her through your earphones on your mp3!

Amazing preformance, so much energy and effort!!! Brilliant Cassette Playa outfits too!

Hanif Jetha
i must have picked up the album maybe 2 years ago after seeing her a gasto. was amazing then and has really matured into a great artist. could not believe it was so long since last live preformance. i really enjoyed it. crazy love for the london massive.

M.i.A were awful!

francisco leon
u guys rocked it.

Josh G
my best mates, Zezi & Kesh (the coconut twins) were dancing in the background! now that's fame for ya huns!xxxxxxxxxx



Natalie and Daniel
watched this on the telly im glad i got ickets for sat never seen a act so bad sorry but CRAP

M.I.A for me was the highlight of the weekend! Awesome set - she looked and sounded amazing! Thank the lord for artists like her - if only she performed here more often! Thank you Radio One!

Bobby MacPherson
M.I.A are a seriously big joke.

mia was ace i was sick near the end of her act soo i missed the last bit btu i really wanted a t-shirt and whiskle i got really exscited about watching her she was AMAZING

They were the worst band I have ever seen!

i love M.I.A well wish i woz thre!!im tryin 2 work out how 2 watch her on here..?hmmxxxx

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