Waka Waka
Shakira Lyrics


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Llegó el momento, caen las murallas
Va a comenzar la única justa de las batallas
No duele el golpe, no existe el miedo
Quítate el polvo, ponte de pie y vuelves al ruedo

Y la presión se siente
Espera en ti, tu gente
Ahora vamos por todo
Y te acompaña la suerte
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Porque esto es África

Tsamina mina eh eh
Waka waka eh eh
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Porque esto es África

Oye a tu Dios y no estarás solo
Llegas aquí para brillar, lo tienes todo
La hora se acerca, es el momento
Vas a ganar cada batalla, ya lo presiento

Hay que empezar de cero
Para tocar el cielo
Ahora vamos por todo
Y todos vamos por ellos
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Porque esto es África

Tsamina mina, eh, eh
Waka waka, eh, eh
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Anawa, a, a

Tsamina mina, eh, eh
Waka waka, eh, eh
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Porque esto es África

Abuyil'amajoni piki piki mama from A to Z
Bathi susa lamajoni piki piki mama from East to West
Bathi waka waka ma, eh, eh
Waka waka ma, eh, eh
Zonk'izizwe mazibuye 'cause this is Africa (Africa, Africa Africa)

Tsamina mina eh eh
Anawa, a, a
Tsamina mina
Tsamina mina
Anawa, a, a

Tsamina mina, eh, eh
Waka waka, eh, eh
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Anawa, a, a
Tsamina mina, eh, eh
Waka waka, eh, eh
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Porque esto es África

Django, eh, eh
Django, eh, eh
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Anawa, a, a
Django, eh, eh
Django, eh, eh
Tsamina mina zangalewa
Anawa, a, a
Porque esto es África
Porque esto es África

Izani maqela




Khwela khwela
Izani maqela

Overall Meaning

The song "Waka Waka" by Shakira is an inspirational song with a call to action to fight and overcome obstacles. The lyrics call for the listener to rise up and face their fears, as the time has come to break down barriers and start the only fair battle: the battle of life. The singer encourages people to remove any doubts or dust off their fears and get back in the arena. The pressure may be felt, but the support of one's community and the chance of luck is present. The lyrics call to the power of God, assuring the listener they are never alone.


Shakira's message is that of believing in oneself and rising up to face any obstacle. The song describes that in order to reach the summit, one must begin from the beginning; a call to rebuild oneself and start anew to reach new heights. The lyrics also refer to the continent of Africa, highlighting their resilience and spirit of strength in the face of adversity.


Line by Line Meaning

Llegó el momento, caen las murallas
The time has come, the walls are falling down.


Va a comenzar la única justa de las batallas
The only fair battle is about to begin.


No duele el golpe, no existe el miedo
The hit doesn't hurt, there is no fear.


Quítate el polvo, ponte de pie y vuelves al ruedo
Brush off the dust, stand up, and get back in the ring.


Y la presión se siente
The pressure is felt.


Espera en ti, tu gente
Your people are counting on you.


Ahora vamos por todo
Now let's go for it.


Y te acompaña la suerte
Luck is on your side.


Tsamina mina zangalewa
Come on, let's go!


Porque esto es África
Because this is Africa.


Oye a tu Dios
Listen to your God.


Y no estarás solo
And you won't be alone.


Llegas aquí para brillar
You're here to shine.


Lo tienes todo
You have everything you need.


La hora se acerca
The time is coming.


Es el momento
It's the moment.


Vas a ganar cada batalla
You're going to win every battle.


Ya lo presiento
I can already feel it.


Hay que empezar de cero
You have to start from scratch.


Para tocar el cielo
To reach the sky.


Y todos vamos por ellos
And we're all going after them.


Abuyil'amajoni piki piki mama from A to Z
Ride the bus from A to Z.


Bathi susa lamajoni piki piki mama from East to West
They say move aside for the mad bus from East to West.


Bathi waka waka ma, eh, eh
They say move fast, mama.


Zonk'izizwe mazibuye 'cause this is Africa (Africa, Africa Africa)
All nations come together because this is Africa.


Anawa, a, a
Come on.


Django, eh, eh
Django, come on.


Porque esto es África
Because this is Africa.


Izani maqela
Open the door.


Khwela khwela
Get going.


Izani maqela
Open the door.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Emile Kojide, John Hill, Eugene Victor Doo Belley, Jean Ze Bella, Shakira Mebarak

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