Love has turned out to be an endless source of inspiration for Karol G. The Colombian star's newest single, “Ay DiOs Mío,” which she co-wrote with Venezuelan Danny Ocean, morphed into a tale of how she met her fiancé, rapper Anuel.
“I sat down with Danny and he came up with the idea of ‘She wrote me,’” Karol told Billboard during an exclusive Zoom interview ahead of the single’s release July 9, during which she sang the first line of the song.
“I said, ‘What? No. Not 'she wrote me.' In this song I’ll tell the story of how I met Ema [short for Emmanuel, Anuel’s real name]. The song starts from the moment Ema first wrote me a DM on Instagram and how he sent me DMs in Instagram and WhatsApp, until the day we met and went out. And when we went out, in the middle of dancing, and whether I’d go home with him or not.”