Musician and DJ, Esmeraldo Marques, artistically known as ChicoCorrea, is a multi-instrumentalist, band leader, composer, and pioneer in the fusion of northeastern brazilian folk music with electronic music.  He is part of a new generation of producers creating Brazilian Bass music, focusing his artistic creativity on the oral traditions of native country and the low […]

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Lurdez da Luz

Lurdez da Luz from São Paulo is not new to Brazil’s Rap scene. In the 2000s she was part of Mamelo Sound System and released her first self-titled solo album in 2010. The song “Andei” went on to enter the Brazilian top 10 at that time. Apart of collaborations with national rappers and musicians such […]

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Os Nelsons

Founded in 2010, the band Os Nelsons is made up of Raoni Kanalha (vocals), Ericson Feitosa (Guitar), Barata Bass (Bass) and Rafa Dias (DJ) and they define themselves as part of the Hi-Fi diaspora. Their raw beats are a mixture of traditional afro-brazilian percussion from the state of Bahia and contemporary global rhythms such as […]

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Sistah Mo Respect

Sistah Mo Respect defines herself as composer, presenter, capoeirista, dancehall queen and trumpeter, and is perhaps more mysterious as she does not reveal her real name. We know that she comes from Parada de Lucas, a district in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro. There, she grew up with the swing and beats of the […]

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Sacassaia from Brasília started as a duo in 2009 producing Hip Hop and Dancehall, with no stylistic restrictions. This means that they add to this electronic elements as well as traditional rhythms from Brazil, other Latin-American countries and the world. The producer is Tomás Seferin (aka Tony Roballo) and comes from an electronic and experimental […]

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Ba-Boom is a bombastic combination of Brazilian and Jamaican music, although it may be more precise to say that this is Jamaican music with a Brazilian accent. Their music is a trip through reggae, ska, dub and ragga with the Brazilian swing of afoxé, samba and Baião. Their raps, are infused with the melodies of […]

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BaianaSystem, based in Salvador, Bahia, refers to itself as a system, referring specifically to a sound system, but goes beyond and incorporates graphic design, a light and video show. While these days they are playing at major festivals with their full crew in Brazil, China, USA and Europe, pulling out all the stops, in the […]

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Formed in Pernambuco by Gilmar Bolla 8 (percussionist and founder of Nacão Zumbí) and fellow musicians from the neighborhood of Peixinhos in Olinda – Gilmar Bolla 8 (vocal), Negro Nido (vocal), Nilo Baj (gaita e vocal), Bruno Quem Queira (bateria), Carlos Pérez (bateria), Dehlê Moura (percussão), Rinaldo Karinbo (percussão), Leo Lira (guitarra), André Negão (baixo), […]

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The MC DaGanja (Alan dos Santos) is one of the biggest names in Hip Hop from Salvador (capital of Bahia State.) In his music he merges his experiences participating in samba-reggae and samba bands with sonic elements of soul, dub, Musica Popular Brasilera and Caribbean rhythms. However, the unifying feature of his music is always […]

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Furmiga Dub (formiga means ant in Portuguese) is a musical project based on partnerships from various musicians: some who donate their songs to be re-arranged and others who are part of the new arrangement. At the end the responsibility for mixing and editing is up to the music producer, Fabiano Formiga, who is the head […]

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