Pop star Shakira is set to release a new song on February 2, the birthday that she shares with her ex-boyfriend, Gerard Pique.
The couple, who parted ways last year, had a bitter and public break-up, with both sides throwing shade at each other. Shakira has previously mentioned Pique in her music, most notably in “BZRP Music Session #53”.
In the song, which has 221 million views on YouTube, Shakira sang lyrics such as, “I’m too big for you, that’s why you’re with someone just like you” and “No hard feelings babe. I wish you good luck with my so-called replacement.”
The new song, which is a collaboration with fellow Colombian singer Karol G, is rumored to be less direct and more subtle than previous singles such as “Te Felicito” and “Monotonía”.
Shakira filmed the music video for the new track in just two days, and Karol G has been seen publicly supporting Shakira by wearing a t-shirt containing her lyrics at an NBA game.
It’s estimated that Shakira has made $15 million from music about her past relationship with Pique. The singer has earned $512,000 from YouTube, $500,000 from Amazon Music, $360,000 from Spotify, and $1,200,000 from Apple Music.
All in all, Shakira’s new song is expected to be a subtle yet powerful message to her ex-boyfriend, Gerard Pique, as she continues to make music about their past relationship. Fans can look forward to the new track’s release on February 2, which is the same birthday that Shakira shares with Pique.