Myriam Fares, Nicki Minaj star on new tune

‘Tukoh Taka’, the newest tune launched by FIFA for the approaching Qatar World Cup options Trinidadian-American rap titan Nicki Minaj, Colombian singer Maluma, and Lebanese popstar Myriam Fares.

Lebanese singer Myriam Fares is featured on the brand new tune for the Qatar World Cup [Johnny Nunez/WireImage]

Three of world pop’s greatest stars have collaborated for the newest tune on the Qatar World Cup soundtrack.

‘Tukoh Taka’ options Trinidadian-American rapper Nicki Minaj, Colombian singer Maluma, and Lebanese popstar Myriam Fares.

The uptempo tune is about for launch with an accompanying video on 18 November, two days earlier than the soccer match kicks off in Qatar.

Minaj had teased the collaboration over the weekend in a publish on her Instagram story however shared an official pre-save hyperlink on Twitter on Monday.

Previous World Cups have seen one official tune launched to mark the event, typically to large success – assume Shakira’s ‘Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)’, which since its launch for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa has racked up greater than three billion views on YouTube.

However soccer governing physique FIFA mentioned earlier this 12 months that this World Cup that there can be a compilation of songs for this version of the match, to “convey passionate followers nearer to the spirit of the FIFA World Cup like by no means earlier than”.

The primary tune within the soundtrack, ‘Higher Collectively’, was launched in April. Produced by Swedish-Moroccan beatmaker RedOne, the tune featured Nigerian-American Afropop star Davido, US pop singer Trinidad Cardona, and Qatari musician Aisha.

The songs are famous for his or her cultural crossovers, with sounds and artists from the Center East, Africa, and Latin America all on the World Cup playlist.


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