This morning, M.I.A. shared details of her upcoming fourth LP in a Twitter Q&A with fans:
if you want to know about LP = ask me questions and ill choose 10 to answer— M.I.A(@MIAuniverse) August 7, 2012
According to M.I.A., the album will be released in December, along with a book, documentary film and art exhibition. The tracklist is "still in the making"—between 5 and 15 tracks will land on the album. ("Bad Girls" will definitely be one of them.) M.I.A. claims here will be "no collabs" and, in a not-so-subtle blow to ex-friend Diplo, says she'll only work with producers "that dont act like fame whore coloniser." The album, "a fuck you" to her industry critics, will sound like "Paul Simon on acid" and taste "sweet and sour bitter and salt and HOT !"