Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam, more commonly known as M.I.A. is a Tamil singer-songwriter, fashion designer, and record producer who is British-born with her date of birth stated as July 18, 1975. She used to focus on being a visual artist, but in 2004, she became famous for her singles "Sunshowers" and "Galang" which were shared over the Internet. In 2005, her debut album entitled "Alular" was released and even nominated in the Mercury Prize. Two years after, M.I.A.'s sophomore album "Kala" was launched and became a success. M.I.A., to date, has been nominated twice in the Gram...