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Matangi's mantra is aim, which is MIA backwards. She fights for freedom of speech and stands for truth, and lives in the ghetto because her dad was the first person in Hindu mythology who came from the 'hood, but had gained enlightenment through not being a Brahmin.





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  • Born: July 18, 1975
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Activist, Record Producer

Mathangi Arulpragasam, better known by her stage name M.I.A., is an English rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and activist. Her stage name is wordplay on her name as well as a reference to the abbreviation for "missing in action". Her work combines elements of alternative, dance, electronic, hip hop, and world music.

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