Russell Simmons Lends Support to Controversial Muslim Show: 6 Other Hip-Hop Activists

Russell Simmons Lends Support to Controversial Muslim Show: 6 Other Hip-Hop Activists

M.I.A.

As the daughter of an exiled Tamil freedom fighter and former political refugee, M.I.A. has always used her politically-charged lyrics, videos and visual art as vehicles for awareness and change for the ongoing civil war in her homeland. M.I.A. has also been outspoken about third-world poverty and violence, racism toward minorities and the corruption of Western governments and even Google.


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