In this excellent new music video for “Bad Girls,” a song we featured not too long ago, the British/Sri Lankan Tamil rapper ditches the gaudy GIF imagery and heads to Morocco for some automotive dare deviling. An appropriate setting, given the song’s Arabic hook.
M.I.A. is as flashy and confident as ever, donning a series of ostentatious outfits and partaking in some risky driving. It’s pretty badass.
“I thought I was gonna die on the shoot when I saw the drifting,” she says about the experience. “It was a four day shoot so everyone was on edge the whole time specifically ME when I had to do bluesteel singing to the camera while the cars did doughnuts on the wet road ten feet away”
Check it out below: