At a tender age of 13, the talented Colombian musician commenced her remarkable journey to stardom, which has proved to be a great success.
In the latest edition of Billboard magazine’s 2018 Latin Issue, Shakira shares her personal journey in overcoming obstacles to achieve success. The 41-year-old singer acknowledges that her path has been tougher than someone who was born and raised in places like Florida or New York City. Check out the accompanying photo by scrolling down.
According to Shakira, being born in Barranquilla and pursuing a career during a time when pop music was practically non-existent in Colombia was quite a challenge.
When she first started performing her ballads and rock songs, the famous singer revealed that it was an unwelcoming atmosphere. She described it as a very hostile environment.