Brazilian singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer, Larissa de Macedo Machado, better known by her stage name Anita, has teased collaboration on her next single Faking Love.
Anitta made the announcement in an Instagram post on Monday, August 11, 2021. The 28-year-old singer shared a short snippet with her and a yet to be know artist — who is allegedly featured on the forthcoming single which arrives this week.
“Guess who is joining me on my next single?” Anitta captioned the 8 seconds-long snippet. Many fans in the comment believed that the featured artiste will be Saweetie.
Since her breakthrough in Brazil six years ago, Anitta has become the leading artist of a new generation of Latin American music.
As the biggest ever global female popstar to come from Brazil, she has amassed 50 million Instagram followers and over 15 million YouTube subscribers garnering more than 5 billion views.
In July 2013, she released her self-titled first album, Anitta, followed by Ritmo Perfeito, in July 2014, and Bang in 2016. Her last album, Latin GRAMMY® nominated Kisses, was released in April 2019 and marks Anitta’s first trilingual album with songs in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.
Since 2014, Anitta has been named “Best Brazilian Act” at the MTV Europe Music Awards for five consecutive years. She was a highlight of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games’ Opening Ceremony, where she performed alongside Brazilian singers/songwriters Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso.
Anitta has worked with the likes of Madonna, Major Lazer, J Balvin, Diplo, Ozuna, and Maluma among others. Her latest hits include “Girl From Rio”, “Loco”, “Me Gusta” with Cardi B and Myke Towers, “Tócame” feat. Arcangel & De La Ghetto and “Fuego” with DJ Snake and Sean Paul. Anitta is currently recording her anticipated new album.
Anitta’s music is generally pop and Latin pop, but she also incorporates R&B, dance-pop, electropop, EDM, reggae, reggaeton, funk carioca.