Shakira and The Black Eyed Peas launched the music video for his or her new single, “Lady Like Me,” which options Will.i.am rapping about how he desires a lady like The Voice coach. The video is full of references to different Latin pop stars, in addition to some scenes impressed by Nineteen Eighties exercise movies. “Lady Like Me” was featured on The Black Eyed Peas’ newest album, Translation, which was launched in June.
The music consists of nods to Shakira‘s profession, together with the road, “Your hips do not lie, they rock me.” Apl.de.ap additionally references Tejano legend Selena Quintanilla and Brazilian pop star Anitta notes Rolling Stone. The video reveals members of the Black Eyed Peas and Shakira in entrance of spectacular set items. At one level, Shakira hops on a skateboard.
Translation options different Latin stars, together with J Balvin and Maluma. In an interview with NBC News, Will.i.am mentioned he was “personally impressed by this Latin motion” and famous how it’s the most-streamed style on Spotify. “And to that, it’s the definition of worldwide pop.” He additionally famous that the video for “Lady Like Me,” a observe recorded in 2008, was filmed in two separate nations. Shakira was in Colombia whereas the Black Eyed Peas had been in California. “We despatched her our footage so the director may match the set, the lighting, so we may all really feel like we’re in the identical universe although we had been aside,” he mentioned.
Will.i.am. Apl.de.ap and Taboo advised Entertainment Tonight earlier this yr it was “superior” to work with Shakira. “I assumed I used to be a perfectionist… Shakira is on a very totally different stage,” Will.i.am joked. “She comes with notes, and it is superior… However she does it in a really mild, humble, candy method, to the place you simply wanna please all of her issues. And that takes a really expert negotiator, a terrific collaborator. It was a pleasure to work along with her.”
Based mostly on the responses to the “Lady Like Me” video because it was launched on Friday, followers additionally think about it a pleasure to observe. The video has already racked up 18.8 million views on YouTube. Shakira additionally shared clips on her Instagram Story displaying followers recreating her dance strikes. “Rattling Shakira actually received the strikes,” one fan wrote on YouTube. “Tutting, Footwork, Skating. She is really the definition of an Artist. Age is only a quantity. QUEEN!”