Producer: M.I.A., Diplo and Switch
The hard-hitting standout from M.I.A.'s sophomore album Kala became a completely unexpected cultural phenomenon, peaking at #4 on the U.S. pop charts over a year after the album's release. After appearing in the Pineapple Express trailer, the nostalgic robbery anthem crossed over and got the experimental electro rapper nominated for Record of the Year at the Grammys. Uptight urban radio even had no choice but to embrace her after Kanye used her vocals from the song on "Swagga Like Us."
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The song's guitars are sampled from The Clash's 1982 jam "Straight to Hell."