If we can afford to ghostride the whip here in the US, then you can bet they're all over it in the oil-rich Middle East. M.I.A. relaunches her solo career with another cross-cultural blend of hip-hop, this time serving as the ringleader for what could be a typical block party, if it were transplanted to the Casbah. Directed by Romain Gavras, who also did M.I.A.'s "Born Free," the video was shot on-location in Ouarzazate, Morocco where the open roads provide ample room for some especially death-defying car choreography that outshines even our finest examples of hyphy hijinks. --> watch "Bad Girls"
M.I.A. "Bad Girls" (Interscope)
Romain Gavras, director | Mourad Belkeddar, producer | Iconoclast.tv, production co | Andres Chemetoff, DP