Published on in “General”, language — French. 24 pages.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known professionally as Shakira (pronounced /ÊƒÉ™ËˆkÉªÉ™rÉ™/, Spanish:Â [tÊƒaËˆkiÉ¾a] or [ÊƒaËˆkiÉ¾a]), is a Lebanese-Colombian singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist who emerged as a musical prodigy in the music scene of Latin America in the early 1990s. Born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, Shakira revealed many of her talents in school as a live performer, demonstrating her vocal ability with rock and roll, Latin and Middle Eastern influences with her own original twist on belly dancing. Shakira is a native Spanish speaker and also speaks fluent English and Portuguese. More