The Colombian Pop Sensation: Shakira and Jennifer Lopez enthusiastic accomplishment at the fierce halftime show, became the hottest sensation all over the world which was criticised highly positively. The event carried place on 2nd February 2020 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Garden, Florida.
Pepsi posted on Twitter about the Halftime Super Bowl “Two Queens- Shakira and Jennifer Lopez, first time together on stage on the world’s biggest stage”. Shakira added, “I’m so honoured to be putting up with on one of the world’s biggest stages in the company of a fellow female artist to represent Latinos and Latinas from the U.S. and all over the world, this is a true American dream, and we are going to bring the show of a lifetime”.
In the first half of the super bowl, Shakira and her dancers broke it down with lots of energy in them and made full-body movements of mapale, which is an Afro-Colombian dance style that represented enslaved Africans brought to Latina America.
Is there any message behind the performance?
While not even a single Afro-Latinos sang during the 2020 super bowl halftime show, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez used this stage to showcase the contribution of black people in Native Colombia. Both the Musical Queens, who are completely different from each other whereas Shakira belongs to Latina American and on the other hand Lopez is an American and joined hands together and voiced against the obstacles faced by the Latinas. In the halftime; Shakira and Lopez’s performance demonstrated the high-energy exuberance of Larina culture.
Shakira introduced two Latin American dances for Champeta and Mapale that earned a huge name for the performance and also inspired a viral challenge in the Tik Tok 2020 as Champeta challenge.
What happened in the halftime super bowl?
The halftime went on, where Shakira dressed in a short golden outfit which looks fab and stunning on her and performed the most massive hit song ‘Waka Waka’ which described the life of African and their dreams to achieve and danced Champeta which represents the insult for African descent community in northern Colombia and also showed her heritage towards her childhood on in Colombia; Shakira made her message completely clear through the Champeta dance to the audience. After some minutes later, Jennifer Lopez was joined by Colombian Salsa dance group swing Latino that made the stage more colourful and wonderful.
She shared a follow-up video on her Instagram about the person who is an 18-year-old choreographer Liz Dany Campo Diax from Barranquilla, taught all the amazing steps to Shakira.