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Shakira, Maluma
16+ | Advanced | Pop | Colombia
In Chantaje, Shakira explores the complexities of a relationship between two people who are constantly playing a game of give and take. The lyrics describe a situation in which one person is trying to manipulate the other, while the other is trying to remain independent and free. The song speaks to the power dynamics of relationships, and how one person can be both a masochist and an egoist in the same relationship. Ultimately, the song suggests that no matter how hard one person tries to control the other, the other will always remain free.
Shakira is a singer-songwriter who has been a major force in Latin Pop for over two decades, known for her unique voice and dynamic stage presence. She began her music career in the early 1990s, releasing her first album in 1991. Since then, she has become one of the most successful Latin American artists of all time, selling over 150 million records worldwide. Her unique blend of Latin, rock, and pop music has earned her numerous awards, including multiple Grammy Awards and Latin Grammy Awards. In addition to her music career, Shakira is also known for her philanthropic work, including her 'Pies Descalzos' Foundation, which provides education and resources to underprivileged children in her home country of Colombia.