M.I.A. just recently dropped two new tracks, titled “MIA OLA” and “Foreign Friend.” The songs – compiled into one 4.5-minute track – were uploaded on the singer’s Soundcloud page, which reads “TO ALL MY FLYPIRATES and DJS – THIS IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT !!!! LIVE FROM THE MEXICAN BORDER OLA !!!! MIA ON THE WAVES.”
Arriving after the release of “Boom ADD” (an extended version of Matangi‘s “Boom Skit” that addresses her NFL lawsuit) and “Borders,” the tracks deal with issues of immigration and feature a sample of “The Circle Of Life” from The Lion King.
Listen to “MIA OLA/Foreign Friend” below and then be sure to check out M.I.A.’s recent collaboration with Baauer and G-Dragon.