Colombian singer Shakira has revealed her admiration for Afrobeats music and specifically mentioned Burna Boy and rising South African artist Tyla in a recent interview with Rolling Stone.

Describing her musical tastes as eclectic, honest, and real, Shakira expressed her enthusiasm for African music. She emphasized her love for Afrobeats, highlighting Burna Boy as a particular favorite.

Shakira’s connection with African music dates back to her 2010 South Africa World Cup anthem, ‘Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)’, which sampled the Cameroonian song ‘Zangaléwa’ by Golden Sounds.

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Her comments underscore her ongoing appreciation for African musical influences and artists making waves globally.