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So there was a little musical award ceremony this weekend and, as usual, hip-hop got robbed. But in the midst of the old white folk circle jerk came the evenings' undisputed high point: T.I., Lil Wayne, Jay-Z and Kanye West rocking "Swagga Like Us" with a very pregnant M.I.A. singing the hook.

On a heavier note, shit is definitely not good in M.I.A.'s homeland of Sri Lanka (it's in the midst of a 25-year civil war, with a segment of M.I.A.'s ancestral Tamil people seeking to secede from the country) and that's something that not even Complex will joke about. But the island of Sri Lanka is home to some beautiful women, so to celebrate M.I.A.'s Grammy-saving performance, we present nine of the hottest...

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#9. AMARA KARAN
Claim to fame: Rita in Wes Anderson's white-boy-out-of-water drama The Darjeeling Limited, described by The Hollywood Reporter as "the train's attractive Indian stewardess." Take that post-racial America!

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#8. NADEEKA PERERA
Claim to fame: The 2005 Miss Sri Lanka was crowned International Best Female Model in 2007. Organizers of the latter were awarded Syntax of the Most Not Make Sense 0270.

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#7. MARIA COLOMBAGE
Claim to fame: Miss Sri Lanka 2007; holds a degree in fashion design. May or may not be planning clothing line based on the sartorial splendor of Peter Falk.

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#6. ANARKALLI AAKARSHA JAYATILAKA
Claim to fame: Miss Sri Lanka 2004, made her film debut 2003's Pissu Trible, which is not a comedy about kidney stones. We hope.

 

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#5. POOJA GAUTAMI UMASHANKAR
Claim to fame: Starred in the 2003 Kollywood flick Jay Jay. Not to be confused with Hollywood's Ray J series.

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#4. OLIVIA MAJOR
Claim to fame: Hot as shit? You want more?

 

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#3. CHRISTINA CALDERA
Claim to fame: Sri Lanka's first Playboy model!

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#2. JACQUELINE FERNANDEZ
Claim to fame: Miss Universe 2006 contestant, anchorwoman for "Lanka Business Report" a.k.a. Sri Lanka's Suze Orman ('cept not fuggly and annoying).

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#1. M.I.A.
Claim to fame: International pop star, inspiration for the dopest rap collabo this century. What's not to love?