Just the other day, I was out for a jog when M.I.A.'s "Galang" came up on my iPod Shuffle. It's been months since I thought about the London-based Sri Lankan rapper, and so I thought to myself: Damn, what a great beat; I wonder when we'll hear from M.I.A. again?
So imagine my delight when the artist posted a new song called "Bird Flu" on her MySpace page, along with a new music video filmed in India. I can't say it's as brilliant as "Galang," but it's definitely different from anything I've ever heard before. To listen to the song and watch the video,