In this Sept. 17, 2015 photo released by Sony Music, members of Bomba Estereo, from left, Simon Mejia, Julian Salazar, Andres Zea and Liliana Saumet pose for a selfie with actor-singer Will Smith, who appears on a remix to Colombian band Bomba Estereo’s song, “Fiesta.” The remix was released digitally Friday, Oct. 2. The collaboration marks Smith’s return to music since his 2005 album, “Lost and Found.” Smith discovered Bomba Estereo, known for its blend of Latin, tropical and electro sounds, on a recent trip to Colombia. He then asked the group to collaborate. (Alan Silfen/Sony via AP)
Will Smith Returns To Music On Bomba Estereo’s ‘Fiesta’ Remix
“When I was told that Will Smith wanted to collaborate on a remix with Bomba, I couldn’t believe it,” band founder and multi-instrumentalist Simon Mejia said in a statement on Friday. “This opportunity to work with Will was beyond anything we have dreamed of. … It’s just magic.”
Will raps in both English and Spanish on the remix and recently shot a video with Bomba Estereo for the song.
The song marks the 47-year-old rapper’s first music endeavor since his 2005 album, “Lost and Found.”
Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018.
In a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment and festival producer Goldenvoice said the pop star had to pull out of the famed festival under doctor's orders.