MIA Signs To Roc Nation

Published: Thursday 24th May 2012 by David

Congratulations are most certainly in order for MIA.

For, fresh off the release of her online smash ‘Bad Girls’, she has inked a deal with Jay Z‘s Roc Nation.

Details below…

Announcing the news on Twitter, ROC revealed:

Roc Nation:

The nation just keeps on growing…@miauniverse

To which Rihanna added:

Welcome home MIA.

Set to release her forthcoming LP under the label, MIA’s signing marks the latest venture the folks over at ROC have embarked on within the last four years.

In 2008, the group picked up  Brit song bird Rita Ora and allegedly signed Colombian icon Shakira in the earlier part of this year, adding to their already extensive roster which includes Rihanna, Melanie Fiona and ‘Who Dat’ maestro J.Cole.

To date, MIA has scored three US Dance Top 20s by way of ‘Paperplanes‘, ‘Jimmy’ and ‘Boyz’, launching her own label ‘N.E.E.T Recordings‘ under Universal Music in 2008.

Later this year, she will release the official ‘Bad Girls’ remix with confirmed features from Azealia Banks, Rye Rye and Rap icon Missy Elliott.

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  1. NaturalBEAUTY May 24, 2012

    WTF is Jay thinking? I for one am not checking for MIA. First Rick Ross signs that arrogant queen Omarion now Jay signs the d*** who had the nerve to flip the bird during the Queen of Pop’s Superbowl performance. These rappers are going through a midlife crisis. What’s next? Birdman signs that chick from them Education Connection commercials? I bet Bey does not approve.

    • dustin May 24, 2012

      uh… i don’t usually resort to name calling, but i will call a spade a spade if i have to. to that end, you’re a moron. madge’s performance at the superbowl was a hot pile of garbage (much like her latest album) and had mia NOT flipped the bird nobody would have even been discussing it the next day. it was a NON event. besides, everyone knows that madonna is THE stunt queen. i wouldn’t be surprised if off the record she asked mia to do it.

      mia is a global superstar with 2 artistically brilliant albums under her belt (the last one blew hard).

      and the d*** comment… really? shes only been romantically linked with men and i’m fairly certain based on her personality that if she were a big ole les she would just come out and be done with it, cause mia doesn’t give a f***.

      so i suggest you take a handful of seats.

      • NaTURALBEAUTY May 24, 2012

        Girl bye Mage killed that Super Bowl performance at age 53. Those 2 albums flopped, check the charts. She only has like 500K Twitter followers, some global superstar she is. As a business venture for Jay, she is a flop!!!! Deal!!!!!!!!

  2. the real xoxo May 24, 2012

    love MIA, the people complaining are upset that she doesnt make generic, disposable, meaningless music like their faves do.

  3. dustin May 24, 2012

    good lookin’ out mia!

    after the ferocity of bad girls i cannot wait to hear what the rest of this album is gonna sound like. i’m sensing a serious return to form.

  4. Truth May 24, 2012

    Her last album MAYA had almost No Promo. But I loved it, it was Brilliant work on Internet & Government corruption. The world wasn’t ready for it

  5. STERLING INFINITY May 24, 2012

    Rock nation!!!!

    • Nat May 25, 2012

      HEYYY not spoke on twitter 4 a while. small world aint it!! looool @NateMills

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  7. ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) May 24, 2012

    I hope they handle her well. ‘Bad Girls’ was hot (props to Danja for the beat) and it had all the makings to become a minor hit, but there was no promo, so I hope she’s treated better by ROC. Maybe bring back the hotness that was ‘Bucky Done Gun’??

    P.S : ROC Nation should also promote Melanie Fiona. She has many potential urban hits on the album, but 2 months after its release, there’s still no official 3rd single!!

  8. Aunt Jackie May 24, 2012

    I LOVE HER. Good, she’ll get the promo she deserves. And the idiot up there bitching about how many “twitter” followers she has? That just shows how much of a r***** you are–using twitter followers to measure success when we all know they don’t translate to s***. Ask Rihanna and Nicki Minaj.

  9. MISHKA May 24, 2012

    Good for her and her bank account.

  10. Dunk May 24, 2012

    MIA is the Original London Bad Gyal, she is perfect for ROC, congratulations to her

  11. skintightjeans May 24, 2012

    I LOVE her!

  12. Gaaglooo! May 24, 2012

    MIA is so intelligent, Talented and FREAKIN ORIGINAl!! f****** lOVE This B**** Merrrrrde!!!!!

  13. BitchPlease May 24, 2012

    Rihanna, Rita Ora, and MIA seem all the same to me.. but whatever..

  14. Jer May 24, 2012

    So now MIA is gonna be shoved down our throats, put out disposable music, and release flop after flop. . . Meanwhile that4lopjuice says shes winning? Ok

  15. ez May 24, 2012

    Im happy she got a strong team behind her i just dont want to see that evil s*** in hervideos and that b**** that has thefirst comment needs to take a f***** seat. Maya albums were certified by every hot magazine and every hot artists. Mia is inventive she started a new type of music. Nas praised her Kanye West has praised her Jay has praised her and Missy Elliot praised her gtoutta here h** M.i.a. is one of kind like kanye said “our future is her past”.

  16. QueenSize May 24, 2012

    3 b****** on Roc Nation that are all alike. Might as well make Rihanna, MIA, and Rita Ora a f****** group. Not impressed.

    • EZ May 24, 2012


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