ZANGALEWA

Latest update on 10/06/2010

Artist: Golden Sounds
Author: traditional
Label: Zitty Sound
Year: 1986

Makossa group from Cameroon, who renamed themselves after this hit song shortly after.

Covers:

1988:

Chicas Del Can [as El Negro No Puede]

1997:

Trafassi [as El Negro No Puede (Waka Waka)]

2008:

Didier Awadi [as Zamoune]

2010:

Shakira feat. Freshlyground [as Waka Waka (This Time For Africa); official song for the World Cup in South-Africa]

Became popular even beyond West-Africa, witnessed by many covers such as Surinamian band Trafassi. Besides, it was also a Colombian favourite: undoubtedly Shakira was singing Waka Waka already as a teenager.

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