Of I love laura from the fictitious group Los Happiness to the real fantasy of the Flos Mariae YouTube channel and going through the rock priests that go viral from time to time… Spanish Christian music has several greatest hits. However, although most are usually so because of the sarcasm and the memes that they arouse, that is not the case with Hakuna, the latest phenomenon of this genre. With more than 45,000 followers on Instagram and more than 131,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, they present themselves with the motto: “we live what we sing and we sing what we live”.
Hakuna is a private association that currently It is made up of 40 musicians and vocalists who are also young faithfulis promoted by the priest José Pedro Manglano and has the support of the Cardinal Archbishop of Madrid, Don Carlos Osoro.
The band was founded in 2012 with the aim of performing in 2013 at the World Youth Day held in Rio de Janeiro. there the very Pope Francis encouraged them to “go out into the streets and live the gospel”.
Since then, they have released five albums but it is the theme Hurricane the one who has achieved get the attention of TikTok and make them known outside their circle. And it is that, on the social network, clips of this song have gone viral during the concert that the group offered last Saturday, September 17, at the Palacio de Vistalegre (Madrid).
Although that event, in which his latest album was presented (Qaos), They have also served to become the target of jokes from other users who do not share their beliefs, the videos themselves testify the legion of fans that this musical group has. In fact, of the 15,000 places offered by the Palacio de Vistalegre, they managed to sell more than 8,000.
Other of his most famous songs, according to their number of listeners on Spotify, are Quite simply; Hakuna’s mother; Fans and Nightall with a Christian theme and whose success will take them to act soon in South Korea. Of course, at the moment they don’t seem to have any choreography as catchy as the one that flooded the streets of Madrid in 2011 with the cry of “Benedict: x, uve, stick”.
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