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Dizzee Rascal talks Shakira collaboration

By | Published on Friday 3 September 2010

Dizzee Rascal has been talking to BBC Newsbeat about his upcoming collaboration with Shakira. ‘Loca’ is the first single from the Colombian singer’s new album, ‘Sale El Sol’, which is due out in November.

The rapper said: “I know it sounds a bit mad now, but you’ll see it and see what’s going on. It’s me doing something different man, on a merengue tip”.

As for the recording of the track, Dizzee said: “[Shakira’s a] nice girl to work with – it was easy. It was one of those ones off the cuff, ‘Oh, do you want to work with Shakira, she’s in town?’ Yeah!”