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Colombian Latino Singer - Shakira (Nicknames include Shak and Shaki)
born : Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia
- 2nd of February, 1977
famous for : Her popularity with both her English and Spanish language
pop music and her magic hips. Her belly dancing is admired by both men
and women worldwide. Shakira also founded the Pies Descalzos Foundation
in Colombia (which means Bare Feet Foundation) to support the education
of poor children.
I am a person who has many dreams. But as soon as I accomplish
one I move on to the next. That's my fatal, absurd nature. Human
beings are slaves to our dreams and I am, too.
My songs are the reflection of how I think and how I feel in that
moment. But I'm conscious of the fact that artists have a responsibility
before the masses and they have to take care with their words.
Writing songs has a therapeutic effect, and it either kills off
love or wins the heart of the lover.
I have a phobia of the subject of death. Any kind of death. Death
of relationships, death of feelings, physical death including
my own, but especially the death of people I love. It's something
I'm working on because it's a subject that can't be avoided for
The calling I have is the same reason why a dog barks. I always
knew I would be a big performer and a public figure.
I made a love map in my head. I had to make sure I wasn't designing
anything that had been made before, you see. I didn't want to
design anything similar to my past. My relationships in the past
were not the best things for my future.
I thank God.. that I'm a product of my parents. That they infected
me with their intelligence and energy for life, with their thirst
for knowledge and their love. I'm grateful that I know where I
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