Singer Shakira did not hide his surprise when he saw how a singer from K-pop performed his famous theme of Waka Waka (This is Africa).
In her Twitter account, the Colombian interpreter reacted to a thread where a clip of a few seconds could be seen where it appeared Rosé, from the Blackpink group, Performing the song that became famous in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
“Oh wow! I loved watching you do that! Lovely! Thanks Rosé – @ygofficialblink PD. I love your hair! ”, The Colombian wrote on the social network this Saturday afternoon.
His message had a great impact on Twitter, generating almost 140,000 “likes” and obtaining more than 41,000 “retweets”, as well as almost 5,000 responses.
Shakira reacted to a Twitter video posted by the account @ istanBpOT4, where she said “Oh my God!” Why does it sound like Shakira? That’s our main vocalist! “
In the video, Rosé was seen dressed as a schoolgirl, in what pretended to be a classroom.
Behind her appeared some young people dancing, but what was most surprising – indeed – was the resemblance of the voice between Rosé and Shakira.
Although the Colombian singer was not enraptured in the tweet, the publication generated such an impact (so far the video has more than a million views) that Shakira ended up learning about the interpretation of the K-pop star and hence her tweet in the one who expressed surprise, in addition to referring to the young woman’s pink hair.
Who is Rosé?
His real name is Roseanne Park and was born in New Zealand on February 11, 1997, although she was raised in Melbourne, Australia.
At the age of 14 she was chosen in a casting of the famous YG Entertainment (one of the three most important entertainment companies in South Korea) and joined the company in 2012, where he began his training to be able to debut in the music industry.
In fact, in September of that year he participated in a song by G-Dragon, which marked his debut.
However, Rosé’s great rise to fame occurred in June 2016, when YG Entertainment announced her to join Blackpink, a new K-pop group, in which they are also Lisa, Jennie and Jisoo.
With only four years in the market, the young women can already boast of several achievements.
They collaborated on the tema Ice Cream beside Selena Gomez, which charted on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as the Billboard 200.
They have also been the only K-pop girl group to top Billboard’s emerging artist charts, and for some time held the record for the most-viewed Korean music video on YouTube thanks to Black-Black-Black, that was only surpassed by Idol dand BTS.
And in November of last year that same video surpassed a billion views on the platform, making them the first K-pop group to do so.
For Rosé, being cast in Australia was one of the most memorable moments of her life.
“It was when I was admitted to the company as an apprentice. I flew to Korea with my mom and dad and met my classmates for the first time. That was the most memorable moment. Also… Our debut day! The day we debuted I remembered all my apprentice days… We already say it a lot, but the moment we performed at Coachella was also really memorable, “he commented in an interview for the magazine. W from Korea, in August this year.
And last September the group appeared on the cover of SHE, United States edition, where they were defined as the “Largest female group in the world.”