Is Shakira collaborating with Nicki Minaj for new album? Fans call it ‘dream collab' but don't think it's true
A photo of Shakira's tracklist featuring 15 songs made it to the micro-blogging site and one of the collaborations in the list mentioned Nicki Minaj
Wouldn’t be a dream collaboration if Queen of Latin music Shakira and Queen of hip hop Nicki Minaj came together for a song. Well, that’s what exactly the Internet was talking about over the weekend as a tracklist of Shakira’s rumored new album got Twitter buzzing with assumptions.
A photo of a tracklist featuring 15 songs made it to the micro-blogging site where one of the collaborations in the list mentioned Minaj on the song called ‘Feugo.’ The tracklist soon got everybody talking as the news of Shakira and Minaj joining hands excited the music lovers.
Is Shakira really bringing Nicki Minaj on a new song?
The entire buzz started when a social media user posted the rumored tracklist featuring Minaj. The tracklist also featured singer-songwriter Lorde on a track called ‘On My Way’. However, before the fans of both the singers could celebrate the good news, a few of them pointed out the list was fake and probably an old one from the year 2015. A few claimed that the songs were meant for Shakira’s 2017 album ‘El Dorado’ but never made it to the official album. Some of the top songs from official ‘El Dorado’ featured artists like Maluma, Black M, Nicky Jam and Prince Royes. A few also pointed out the corner of the page and argued it was from the year 2015 adding there was no collaboration happening.
However, Shakira is working on a new album which will be her 12th studio effort, as reported by Billboard. The award-winning singer had teased her fans on Instagram in March 2021 when she shared a behind-the-scenes photo of her in the recording studio. Minaj, on the other hand, recently dropped her 2009 mixtape ‘Beam Me Up Scotty’ on streaming platforms along with a new track called ‘Seeing Green’ featuring Drake and Lil Wayne.
Nicki Minaj may be featured on a track called “Fuego” for Shakira’s upcoming album. 👀 pic.twitter.com/ICPcofD0aW— 𝓐Đʳ𝕚Ⓐ𝓃 Ｍเ𝓷ａ𝐉 ™ (@prinzzolanski) May 22, 2021
‘This is fake but if it was real I would go insane instantly’
A few smart ones asserted that the picture of the alleged new album featuring Minaj was fake. One user did not believe the rumors and stated, “No bc shakira ft nicki would be a serve.” On the same note, one shared, “No, Shakira x Nicki Minaj is not happening. The supposed track list that has been going around is FAKE.” Another used asked, “Would y’all be here for a Shakira X Nicki Minaj collab?”
The next one posted, “Delete. This has been leaked for 7 years. It’s fake” while the other said, “I believed this till I saw Lorde she is not releasing music no time soon and if she was it wouldn't be a feature also Nicki and Shakira never interacted with each other.” One individual said, “Shakira × Nicki is my dream collab but i don't think it's true.” One still had hope and said, “This is fake but if it was real I would go insane instantly.”
no bc shakira ft nicki would be a serve— ✩ (@nothineIse) May 22, 2021
No, Shakira x Nicki Minaj is not happening. The supposed track list that has been going around is FAKE.— Mikhail (@mrminsider) May 23, 2021
Would y’all be here for a Shakira X Nicki Minaj collab? pic.twitter.com/aUoQE9UiPj— ☆ (@ONIKAFREAK) May 22, 2021
Delete. This has been leaked for 7 years. It’s fake.— nickixlauryn (@nickixlauryn) May 22, 2021
I believed this till I saw lorde she is not releasing music no time soon and if she was it wouldn't be a feature also Nicki and Shakira never interacted with each other— jb (@niptuckarixjb) May 22, 2021
shakira × nicki is my dream collab but i don't think it's true 😭😭— mateo (@SHAK0NIKA) May 22, 2021
This is fake but if it was real I would go insane instantly— charlieᴺᴹ (@barrybbenson69) May 22, 2021