Around the World… Waka Waka Hey Hey! – WFMU’s Beware of the Blog

Here is an excellent blog entry on Shakira’s World Cup piece Waka Waka. It concerns the seemingly free use of African copyright material in the West and is an excellent read.

Around the World… Waka Waka Hey Hey! – WFMU’s Beware of the Blog.

If you are interested the original African piece can be found below

You can now compare to the ‘translation’

From what I understand the publishers of this are doing the right thing now, but it would be easier to take notice in the first place!

About Paul Carr

Academic working at the University of Glamorgan
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