Listen: M.I.A Releases “MIA OLA” & “Foreign Friend”

Featuring a sample from The Lion King

M.I.A has been hard at work this year, and while she hasn’t announced a new album officially, she’s been releasing new material in the past few months such as “Borders” and “Can See Do“.

Recently M.I.A released two new songs “MIA OLA” and “Foreign Friend” on Soundcloud. She excitedly captioned them,

“TO ALL MY FLYPIRATES and DJS – THIS IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT !!!! LIVE FROM THE MEXICAN BORDER OLA !!!! MIA ON THE WAVES.”

“MIA OLA” features a sample from The Lion King’s “Circle of Life” and a reference to her own release “Bamboo Banga.”

Listen to the new tracks below.