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Paulista rapper Emicida set to release breakthrough album,’ AmarElo’
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Paulista rapper Emicida set to release breakthrough album,' AmarElo'

The Brazilian rap heavyweight returns with an ambitious new album, AmarElo. With its title inspired by a Paulo Leminski poem: Amar é um elo / entre o azul / e o amarelo (Loving is a […]

São Paulo beatmaker duo DKVPZ delivers new single ‘Lunar’ on Elis Records
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São Paulo beatmaker duo DKVPZ delivers new single 'Lunar' on Elis Records

A transatlantic collaboration between Brazil and Cape Verde recorded in Lisbon. The two young producers, Paulo and Matheus, are known for their sophisticated and progressive work mixing Los Angeles beat music, trap and baile funk. […]

Flavia Coelho unveils “DNA” and announces forthcoming album
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Flavia Coelho unveils "DNA" and announces forthcoming album

Rio de Janeiro’s native Flavia Coelho returns with the music video of “DNA”. After her 2016’s third and brilliant album Sonho Real, the nomad singer now living in Paris announces the coming of her new album DNA for the 18th of […]

Karol Conka, Curitiba’s free spirit
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Karol Conka, Curitiba’s free spirit

Karol Conka is nothing short of a phenomenon. A young Curitiba-born woman, which is not exactly one of Brazil’s megalopolises where hip-hop originates from. Yet, her talent, energy and freedom of expression have turned her […]

Criolo, the conscious kid of São Paulo’s Zona Sul
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Criolo, the conscious kid of São Paulo’s Zona Sul

At 42 years old, this child of the favelas of São Paulo’s Zona Sul, has somehow always known how to combine music and social engagement. His most recent record, Espiral de Ilusão (2018), makes this […]

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Meet Marcelo D2, record digger & skater from Rio de Janeiro
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Meet Marcelo D2, record digger & skater from Rio de Janeiro

The pioneer of Rio de Janeiro’s rap scene is now over 50 years old. Internationally-acclaimed Marcelo D2 however is still not tired of exploring Brazil’s rich musical heritage. His latest album, Samba Drive, draws inspiration […]

Elza Soares: the woman at the end of the world
Interview
Elza Soares: the woman at the end of the world

Elza Soares is the unchallenged queen of the Black Brazilian music. As she was doing a small European tour last June, the diva answered our questions

Black Future, the dark side of Rio (1988)
Review
Black Future, the dark side of Rio (1988)

Back in 1988, when post-punk and no-wave already had their acme time in the US and Europe, some Brazilian musicians archly revelled in the genre, not without great provocation.