Shakira records World Cup song: Saminamina

Shakira records World Cup song: Saminamina

Perhaps it’s a little early to get hyped up about this summer’s FIFA World Cup in South Africa, but rest assured WAPS will only be covering the music side of things.

First up with a World Cup 2010 song is Shakira, who will also perform at the opening ceremony on June 10th alongside Black Eyed Peas and Alicia Keys.

After closing the 2006 World Cup with a performance of ‘Hips Don’t Lie’, Shakira is back in the football fold with the Spanish-language ‘Saminamina‘. The track’s African influences can be heard through the sample of  ‘Zangalewa‘, a Camaroonian song from the 80s. Check it out above.



Sign up for our newsletter

A bi-weekly round-up of what has happened in the world of pop.

Music news

More in Music news

rihanna-towards-the-sun-2015-1200x1200

New Rihanna song is here: ‘Towards The Sun’ + concept album for the movie Home

Silvan24 February, 2015
Kelly-Clarkson-Piece-by-Piece

Kelly Clarkson releases big ballad ‘Invincible’

Silvan23 February, 2015
madonna-ghosttown

And Madonna’s next ‘Rebel Heart’ single is… said to be Ghosttown

Silvan22 February, 2015
rihanna-r8-frida-kahlo

Rihanna emulates Frida Kahlo in new promo shot

Silvan21 February, 2015
vogueit_1

Kylie Minogue in L’Uomo Vogue Italia feature

Silvan21 February, 2015
cb1c263f521fa634077637db23416b44

Remix alert: Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Heartbeat Song’ gets a make over

Silvan21 February, 2015
1c11c85c

Scarlett Johansson forms super girl group The Singles and debuts single ‘Candy’

Silvan20 February, 2015
B-JLghtIEAAR4XV

Madonna responds to BBC Radio 1 ‘non-listing’

Silvan19 February, 2015
LOreal-Avertisement-Infallible-before-after

Unretouched Beyonce photos for L’Oreal leak

Silvan19 February, 2015

Copyright © 2015 Pop Sirens.