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Moroccan parody of « Despacito » amasses nearly half a million views

Like for any successful song, covers and remakes of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yanke’ « Despacito » are numerous to pop up.

After their hit parody of « Shape of You » by Ed Sheeran , transformed into « Chi banyou », Big Shift and Dr. Black transformed « Despacito » into « Ghir Sber A Simo ». The video posted yesterday on YouTube has already been viewed more than 215,358 times and 460,008 times on Facebook.

It’s still far from the 2.4 billion views that the original song harvested since January dethroning Psy’s record with his Gagnam Style on Youtube, but the Moroccan version should soon gain more views, driven by the summer season, the success the original and the viral sharing of Internet users.