Label: XL Recordings
Key Track: "Paper Planes"

Another high-water mark in the decade's musical miscegenation mish-mash: Your favorite rapper's favorite Clash-sampling daughter of a Sri Lankan freedom fighter/terrorist made a more challenging noisy follow-up to her challenging and noisy debut. And it sounded so sweet.

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
Kala is named after M.I.A.'s mother. It also means "time" in Sanskrit.