M.I.A. Quotes & Sayings

48 most famous M.I.A. quotes and sayings (musician). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

M.I.A. Quotes
“I feel like a mirror reflecting back everyone's perception of me.”
“My uncle was the first brown person to have a market stall on Petticoat Lane in the 1960s. He worked his way up from the street. He was homeless, but eventually he got a car so he could sell from the boot. And by the 1980s, he was a millionaire wholesaling to companies like Topshop. So in a way, fashion put me in England.”
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“Nike is the uniform for kids all over the world, and African design has been killed by Nike. Africans no longer want to wear their own designs.”
“I don't like the idea of spirituality done the way it's done. The only way I could understand it was through creativity, not by going to an Ashram, or finding a guru or joining a temple. I made work out of it.”
“My dad grew up in a mud hut and studied by candlelight. He was 14 when he got a scholarship to Russia. He was super clever - the cleverest person. He landed in 5ft of snow, and was alone at 14, studying science and engineering. He didn't have a bed, and he slept on a table.”
“Matangi's mantra is aim, which is MIA backwards. She fights for freedom of speech and stands for truth, and lives in the ghetto because her dad was the first person in Hindu mythology who came from the 'hood, but had gained enlightenment through not being a Brahmin.”
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“You have to constantly redefine who you are.”
M.I.A. Quotes
“I don't support terrorism and never have. As a Sri Lankan that fled war and bombings, my music is the voice of the civilian refugee.”
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“Before the Greeks were the Tamils. The Tamils are one of the oldest civilizations that's still surviving.”
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“I am the bridge between the East and the West. I don't want to abandon one for the other.”

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