Earlier this week, newcomer and Baltimore rap dynamo Rye Rye started a fall tour with M.I.A.. The 19-year old with the rapid-fire flow is the first artist to be signed to M.I.A.'s label N.E.E.T. Records.
After hearing Rye Rye rap on DJ BlaqStarr's 2006 club hit "Shake it to the Ground", M.I.A. collaborated with her to make her first single, "Bang". Rye Rye's music is a blend of old school Baltimore rap and danceable techno beats, all showcased on her upcoming album, Go! Pop! Bang!, set to be released in early 2011. The album also features Diplo, Blaqstarr, Count and Sinden among others.
Along with the bold and inventive M.I.A., the duo will create an energetic, not-to-miss tour.
M.I.A.'s /\/\/\Y/\ is available on iTunes now.
We also have one pair of tickets to their concert in NYC that are up for grabs! Check dates and win tickets to the NYC show (this Monday at Terminal 5) after the jump:
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