Released Date
February 11, 2008
Vocalist
MIA
Album
Kala
About Paper Planes

About

Performed by MIA and produced by Diplo, the downtempo rap ballad is well regarded as one of the best songs of its decade by various publications. It was nominated for Record of the Year at the 51st Grammy Awards.

Trivia

The backing track of the song is a replayed sample of The Clash's 1982 song "Straight to Hell."