Shakira: The Making of a Rocker

Shakira wants you to visit so she can play you her new CD personally. Got a problem with that?

There are a couple of things you should know about Colombian pop-rocker Shakira before you go any further with this thing: 1) Shakira is a control freak. She could have released her English-language debut album months ago. Years, even. Gloria Estefan was going to rewrite Shakira's songs into English for the young Colombian to sing. Instead, Shakira decided to improve her English, and Estefan ultimately assisted on just two tracks. "I can't hire other people to write songs for me," Shakira says. "I have to write them myself." 2) Shakira is a control freak. Sorry, this bears repeating. See, the reason...

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