Shakira reveals boundless love for Burnaboy

Burna Boy

Music great, Shakira, has spoken on how great her love for Burna Boy is.

It may not be anything romantic, but she is very emphatic about how she loves his brand.

This is as Shakira  professed her admiration for Afrobeats and African music generally.

‘The Nation’ writes that 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)”.

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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