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Rapper M.I.A. has been banned from leaving the borough of Brooklyn with her son, thanks to a restraining order obtained by baby daddy Benjamin Bronfman.

M.I.A. was reportedly threatening to take their 4-year-old son, Ikhyd, to England, her home country, until Bronfman put the kibosh on that plan, court order style.

Bronfman and M.I.A. were never married, and split up last year.

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They both live in Brooklyn, separately, and Ikhyd goes to school there. Clearly there is a nasty, ongoing custody war between M.I.A. and Bronfman.

She has Tweeted in the past that her former partner and his billionaire family (they own Seagrams, Inc.) conspire to “to take my child away from me.”

No comment from M.I.A. directly on this story, though.