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M.I.A: Madonna rejected song for MDNA album

M.I.A. has admitted that Madonna rejected the chance to record one of her tracks.

The rapper - who worked with the Queen of Pop on Give Me All Your Luvin' - has told The Guardian that Madonna turned down her song Sexodus for her MDNA album.

Speaking of the song, M.I.A. told the newspaper: 'I actually played that song to Madonna when I wrote it. [I] said, 'Oh, you can have this.' She gave it back to me.'

Reminiscing about the moment when she asked Madonna what you do 'when you have it all', she replied: 'So I was like, what d'you do? And she said, 'You spend it!' And I said, no, I don't think that's the right answer.'

When asked if her answer had changed her impression of Madge, M.I.A. said: 'No, because Madonna is true to Madonna. She always said she was a material girl.'

After Madonna snubbed Sexodus, the track now features on M.I.A's new LP Matangi as a collaboration with The Weeknd. Matangi is due for release in the UK on November 4.



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Madonna only likes a song if she can muscle-in a songwriting credit for herself!

The Lion

I bet Sexodus will be an excellent song unlike B-Day Song which of Madonna apparently approves. I was so excited by the idea of a Madonna and M.I.A. collaboration but B-Day Song is just atrociously stupid, and I don't think M.I.A. is to blame.

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