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M.I.A. is denying rumors she has named her new baby boy “Ickitt” as previously reported by Latina.com. The colorful singer whose real name is Mathangi Arulpragasam addressed the growing rumors on her Myspace blog, the same place she announced the arrival of her child.

MY BABY IS NOT CALLED ICKITT, PICKIT OR LICKIT THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO ALL THE HOLLYWOOD PRESS. HES A BABY , HE DONT NEED PRESS! I DIDNT RELEASE THE BABY NAME BECAUSE I DIDNT THINK IT WAS NEWS!!!! BUT I WILL BE BACK WITH SOMETHING NEWS WORTHY SOON.

The outspoken singer then took a dig at a few other questionable and quirky baby names from the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Woody Allen and Frank Zappa saying, “TILL THEN GO PICK ON APPLE, SATCHEL AND MOON UNIT. LOTS OF LOVE STICKIT!!”

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Singer M.I.A., real name Mathangi Arulpragasam, gave birth to a boy on Wednesday and posted the news on her MySpace page on Friday.

She wrote that her baby is “healthy, fine, beautiful, and the most amazing thing on this planet.”

“Me and baby are putting our tour dates for 2010 together, making mix tapes, and figuring out a way to break out of the hospital!”

M.I.A. performed at the Grammys on her original due date of Sunday February 8th. Her fiancé and the father of her baby is musician Benjamin Brewer.

PHOTO CREDIT: AP

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