M.I.A. Announces 'A.I.M.' LP, Shares New Single with Skrillex
Published Jul 14, 2016In between fashion campaigns and pissing off Disney, M.I.A. has been serving up new material with cuts like "Borders" and "Poc That Still a Ryda" in the lead-up to what could be her last album.
Now, she's unveiled the album title, release date and tentative artwork for said record. Dubbed A.I.M., it will arrive on September 9.
Prefacing A.I.M., M.I.A. has also revealed plans to release a new single titled "Go Off." It features Skrillex and Blaqstarr, and the lyrics have already been posted to Genius in anticipation of the audio reveal.
UPDATE (7/14, 3:20 p.m. EDT): M.I.A. has now shared the new A.I.M. single "Go Off," featuring Skrillex and Blaqstarr. You can stream it below via Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show.
She shared news of the upcoming album at the bottom of a website post featuring a piece by writer Sinthujan Varatharajah about the tribulations of international asylum seekers. You can read it in its entirety here.
M.I.A. also shared the image pictured at the top of this post, which will presumably serve as the A.I.M. album artwork.
As we await complete album details, relive last year's "Borders" below.