M.I.A. Signs With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

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Janette Beckman

Rihanna welcomed the Sri Lankan MC into the fold, tweeting "welcome home MIA."

Sri Lankan MC M.I.A. has signed with Roc Nation management, the company announced on its website today.

She joins a potent and growing lineup that includes Rihanna, Shakira, Santigold, Wale, Mark Ronson, Ester Dean, Meek Mill, and Melanie Fiona.

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 "The nation just keeps on growing," a tweet from the company directed at the Sri Lankan MC read, while Rihanna tweeted, "welcome home MIA."

M.I.A.'s fourth official LP, Matangi, is due on Interscope in September, and features production from longtime collaboratior Switch. She is also slated to release a remix to "Bad Girls" (from her Vicki Leekx mixtape) featuring Missy Elliott, Azealia Banks, and Rye Rye.