Ponce recorded two songs for the musical soundtrack, "Ave Maria Pagana" and "Ali In Gabbia, Occhi Selvaggi", In 2008, she released third studio albums Il diario di Lola, which contains songs in Spanish, Italian and English.
Towering over the documentary’s lively lineup of contributors is Angelou herself.It has become XL Recordings' second best-selling single to date. This became her highest-charting album in the UK and the US, reaching number nine on the Billboard 200, topping the Dance/Electronic Albums chart and debuting in the Top 10 in Finland, Norway, Greece and Canada. Critics have acclaimed a distinctive style to her music. on its list of the 75 most influential people of the 21st century in January 2010. Most people would just put it down to me being lazy. A baile funk/pop pioneer before CSS and Bonde do Rolê emerged. as one of the 75 Most Influential People of the 21st century, describing her as the first and only major artist in world music, and in 2009 she was cited in Time magazine's Time 100 as one of the world's most influential people for her global influence across many genres. Lyrics on Arular regarding her experiences of identity politics, poverty, revolution, gender and sexual stereotypes, war, and the conditions of working class in London were hailed as new and unorthodox, setting her apart from previous artists. A.'s songs explored immigration politics and her personal relationships. Telling TIME that she didn't see anything wrong in sticking up for 300,000 trapped and dying people, M. Sri Lanka's Foreign Secretary denied that his country perpetrated genocide, responding that he felt M. She took that photo of me, but she was just like, ‘I can’t talk to you because you’re crazy and you’re a terrorist. I’m a Tamil and there are people dying in my country and you have to like look at it because you’re fucking Oprah and every American told me you’re going to save the world." Two weeks before his death, the Tigers' Political Head B. was emotional and that this could be limiting her, stating that while she was well informed, "you're not meant to get involved when giving information out about war", and that the difficulty for M. Not having a proper understanding of violence, especially what it's like on the receiving end of it, just makes you interpret it wrong and makes inflicting violence easier." On 20 November 2013 M. Trying to be gentle, Maya ultimately responded with, "Well you know, in my mind, there's no countries, you know it's like; we're all one, we all live on this planet." On 8 July 2016 Maya tweeted a You Tube video of an episode of Edward Snowden on the HBO show "VICE" entitled "State of Surveillance" which discusses abilities of governments to hack into cellular phones. And I just think that that's just what people want to put out there, you know, 'You don't have the right to talk about this'.She has featured on his latest hit album More Life.In 2010, Ponce appeared in several television series and films, and starred the stage adaptation of Alessandro Manzoni's novel The Betrothed. Her compositions combine elements of alternative, dance, electronic, hip hop and world music. She released her debut album Arular in 2005 and her second album Kala in 2007, both to wide critical acclaim.
And as well as impressing Drake with her soulful voice, it appears rising British singer Jorja Smith may also be winning over his heart.