Shakira was born on Feburary 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia. shakira had a Lebanese father and a native Colombian mother. She created her first succesful album in 1995 and releases her first english album in 2001. Shakira is important in Latin american history because she is a musician and earned an Grammy Award in 2001 for best Latin pop album. Shakira ties into the eight themes of history because of her religon and ethical system.
"I prefer an ugly truth to a pretty lie. If someone is telling me the truth, that is when I will give my heart" - Shakira