MIA made headlines when she flipped the bird at the Superbowl this year – because, you know, kids are watching and it’s not like there are better things to worry about like sexist advertisements. You might know her for her song Paper Planes or her newest video, Bad Girls:
But if you know MIA, she’s more than just a brilliant entertainer – she’s a remarkable activist. Her song, Born Free, has one of the most controversial, violent music videos to date. Yet, she’s still one of the most popular pop artists around. We think that’s pretty cool, considering most of MTV is covered with women shaking their asses.