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M.I.A.

By Spike Jonze

source: Times Inc.

Jonze is a director and producer of feature films, music videos, commercials and documentaries

Fast Fact: M.I.A.'s first show of paintings was in 2001. Jude Law was an early buyer of her art

電影、音樂錄影帶、廣告與記錄片的導演和製片人史派克.瓊斯描述藝名M.I.A.的藝人瑪雅.阿魯普拉加薩。

此篇文章選自"時代雜誌2009全球100位最具影響力人物"。

Related article: Paul Krugman


It's funny to think of M.I.A. as influential, because I don't think she ever set out to be influential. The great thing about her is that she doesn't have some global plan. She just has things she cares about and is interested in, from all over the world. She hears huge beats from Angola. She finds a DJ doing amazing stuff in Baltimore. She hears about Aboriginal kids rapping in Australia and thinks nothing of getting on a plane to convince them to do a verse on her song. She reacts to whatever's in front of her: "Those are booming Indian drums," "That is a dope producer," "Those kids are making sick beats."


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WordCategoryDefinition
 amazing第三級[形容詞] 驚人的,令人吃驚的; amaze(使大為驚奇) 的現在分詞
 convince第四級[動詞] 使信服;說服
 global第三級[形容詞] 全世界的
 influential第四級[形容詞] 有影響的
 reacts第三級react(作出反應) 的第三人稱單數現在式
 stuff第三級[動詞] 裝;填;塞; [名詞] 材料,原料;物品
 verse第三級[名詞] 詩;韻文