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Video: Discovering the Origins of a World Cup Song

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Cameroon, South Africa, Arts & Culture, Sport

You've probably heard the song, and Chief Boima of WFMU's Beware of the Blog in New Jersey decided to track down the origins of the “Waka Waka” song [1],  which is the 2010  FIFA World Cup Anthem to be sung by Shakira in South Africa.  Check out his post to see the many different versions that have made this Cameroonian song [2] universal.