Shakira opens up about her tastes in music



Global superstar Shakira has declared love for Afrobeats and African music, specifically highlighting fondness for  Burna Boy and South African rising star Tyla.

In an interview with Rolling Stone, the Colombian singer-songwriter described her musical tastes as eclectic, honest and real, revealing her love for the vibrant rhythms and authentic energy of Afrobeats.

Shakira sampled the iconic Cameroonian song “Zangaléwa” by Golden Sounds in her 2010 World Cup anthem “Waka, Waka (This Time For Africa)”.

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She said:  “If I could explain my taste in music in three words, I would say eclectic, honest and real.

“I love anything Afrobeats. I like Tyla, I like Burna Boy, anything Afrobeats. But I love Burna so much.”

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