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Listen to M.I.A. take shots at the NFL in ‘Boom ADD’

The Sri-Lankan rapper just released a new extended version of her 2013 track ‘Boom Skit’

“It’s NFL against M.I.A. right now,” an American lawyer’s voice can be heard saying at the beginning of “Boom ADD”, a new extended version of M.I.A.’s 2013 track “Boom Skit”. “One, they’re suing you for damaging their fantastic reputation by flipping the bird, the other part, they wanted to reserve the right to sue you later to make you pay for any damages they have. If they come after you…”

His voice soon fades out to make way for the clattering beats and bars of the track, where she raps, “brown girl, brown girl, turn your shit down, you know America don’t wanna hear your sound, boom boom jungle music go back to India.” The track then warps into a previously unheard version, where M.I.A. gets political about Apple, immigration, racism, social media and religion.

The new track comes almost four years after the NFL filed a (pretty ludicrous) lawsuit against M.I.A. for sticking up her middle finger during the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show. At the time, the NFL demanded $16.6 million from the musician, based on their estimation of what advertisers would have paid during M.I.A.’s performance, as well as the estimated value of the exposure that she got for appearing during the show. 

Listen to the full track below: