M.I.A. at the Knockdown Center, Flushing, New York, May 9, 2014

picture-20105-1372868162Jolie Ruben // May 12, 2014

On Friday, May 9, M.I.A. headlined the Knockdown Center, inviting all the women in the audience to dance onstage to “Y.A.L.A.” and “Bad Girls.” Trap lord A$AP Ferg opened the show, pouring champagne on the crowd and bringing newest A$AP Mob member Marty Baller with him. Here’s the night’s visual highlights.