M.I.A.'s remix release is available from her online store now.
Photo: M.I.A.'s Online Shop
Can you believe M.I.A.'s breakout album Arular came out SEVEN YEARS AGO? SEVEN YEARS! *Checks for wrinkles in the mirror.* The boundary pushing musician has been sountracking our dance parties pretty consistently ever since, and so we were not mad when a remix of M.I.A.'s brat anthem "Bad Girls" was released today. Produced by Kala co-producer Switch and featuring verses from Missy Elliot and Rye Rye, the remix is the first of a series which will also include cameos from Azealia Banks and Nicki Minaj. It's appropriate that Switch also produced Beyonce's "Run the World (Girls)" because this remix series he's a part of sure proves that point, at least as far as the rap world is concerned. But we haven't even gotten to the coolest part yet! Maya, never satisfied with doing the same old boring thing, is releasing the remixes digitally, yah, but she's also releasing them through her online store in a gold USB necklace. We. Die.
The bauble is shaped like a BMW key chain and gold plated. The USB drive holds 2 GB of data and it all comes on a 1/2" gold snake chain. Inside the drive you will find three remixes, produced by Danja, Switch, and Leo Justi with cameos from the aforementioned lady rappers. There's also an "exclusive GIF" which we think is HILARIOUS and behind the scenes photos from the "Bad Girls" video. The whole thing will set you back a cool $50.00, and despite it being kind of silly we're totally coveting it.
Would you wear a gold USB drive necklace?