Category: M.I.A.

Paper Planes by M.I.A.

M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes” Lyrics Meaning

The theme of M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes” is based on the concept of immigration and highlights the common fears most people have concerning foreigners in their country. The song begins by portraying the narrator as...

Bad Girls by M.I.A.

“Bad Girls” by M.I.A.

This M.I.A. track is seemingly about the life of “bad girls” and how they roll (especially the fast lives they live). “Bad Girls” seems to boggle the minds of people as some believe it’s...


“OHMNI W202091” by M.I.A.

On “OHMNI W202091”, M.I.A. makes heavy use of metaphors, many of which are related to science fiction. And the purpose of these allusions are to point to a few general ideas. One is that she is...