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October 5, 2010

Rye Rye releases new single, "Sunshine," featuring M.I.A.

"Sunshine," the first single from Rye Rye's upcoming album, "Go! Pop! Bang!" is out. M.I.A., who signed Rye Rye to her NEET label, makes a cameo.

M.I.A. kicks off the single taunting Rye Rye about a school crush, before the Baltimore MC boasts about stealing back her man. All this over hand claps and gratuitous sass.

The Baltimore native posted the track Monday on her Facebook profile, before Stereogum picked it up. 

The new album has long been in the works, but was delayed last year while she was pregnant. 

It is now due to to be released early next year by NEET/Interscope. 

Last we heard from Rye Rye she was touring with M.I.A., who last performed in Baltimore at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest. 

Stream the single at Rap-up.

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Posted by Erik Maza at 9:59 AM | | Comments (4)
Categories: Music News


We suggest, you ignore, this blog will die soon.

No one cares about Rye Rye.

I do on the otherhand enjoy Pumpernickel Pumpernickel. Way more underground and independent, AKA cooler!

that mofo said pumpernickel pumpernickel- when I lose my job for falling out laughing out my chair at work maybe I can take over this blog

Disagree...I like it.

@Anonymous I don't know why you are hating on this song. Every track Rye Rye has released and Ive heard has been great, including this song. Very unique sound, especially when M.I.A. gets in on the action. I give it a 4/5.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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