Last night M.I.A. joined The Roots on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” for a performance of “Come Walk With Me” off her red hot new album, Matangi.
Last night at Terminal 5 in NYC, Julian Assange spoke via Skype, before M.I.A. hit the stage. M.I.A. and Assange are a mutual admiration society of two. Assange is an uncredited co-writer of the track “AtTENTion” on M.I.A.’s new album, Matangi, according to The Guardian. You can stream the album, which will be released Tuesday, here.
Check out Assange’s ten minute speech:
Use the “play all” button to hear the entire album.
Cover art for M.I.A.’s new album, Matangi due Nov. 5. In August 2013 on Twitter, M.I.A. described the album as as “paul simon on acid,” and also wrote, “no one in the industry collected blows in the last 3 years as much as me, this is a fuck you to them and a thank you to you.”
Here’s the single, “Come Walk With Me.”
And an old version: