But it wasn't until 2001 that she first hit it big in the U. with her single "Wherever, Whenever."Shakira paved the way for Spanish crossover acts when she released her 2001 album .
It was released as the fourth and final single from The Black Eyed Peas' 2005 album Monkey Business. "Pump It" heavily incorporates music from Dick Dale's 1962 surf version of the song "Misirlou" (known by many for being featured in the 1994 Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction).
Childhood: Shakira was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia, to Nidya del Carmen Ripoll Torrado and William Mebarak Chadid.
Shakira has eight half-brothers and sisters from her father's previous marriage.
Then I recorded vocals in this park in Tokyo, and that's how we recorded the song 'Pump It'." The music video for "Pump It" features The Black Eyed Peas competing and fighting with a gang of unidentified people in a basement.
It is the second highest viewed video by The Black Eyed Peas only surpassed by The Time (Dirty Bit).