Shakira Quotes

Colombia, Singer
February 2, 1977

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, better known professionally as Shakira, is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, businesswoman, and philanthropist. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin American, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira's first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, failed to attain commercial success in the 1990s; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos (1996), and her fourth album, Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998). As of 2001, she had sold over 10 million albums alone in Latin America.

Also known as Songwriter, Dancer, Record Producer, Businesswoman, Actress, Model

  • Shakira: This policy is not about protecting people or making communities safer. The unspeakable tragedy taking place at America’s southern border is about hate and the denial of basic human rights.
  • Shakira: Will, it was also a pleasure to work with you guys!! The story behind this song, your vision, your talent, and passion make this experience an absolute highlight in my career!!
  • Shakira: Latin America is now the hardest-hit region of this pandemic and experts say Africa will be next. We need to make sure that everyone has security and access to healthcare in these places or it’ll make distributing and vaccinating that much harder.
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