Archive for November, 2008

Rita Lee – Amor e Sexo

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Rita Lee Jones, now Rita Lee Jones Carvalho, known simply as Rita Lee, (born on December 31, 1947) is a Brazilian rock singer and composer. Lee continues to be a popular figure in Brazilian entertainment, where she is also known for being an animal rights activist and a vegetarian.

Rouge – Don’t Be Shy

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Rouge was a commercially successful, Spice Girls-like Brazilian vocal group and girl band, formed in the first season of the reality show Popstars, broadcasted by SBT in 2002. In four years of career, they achieved four Gold, three Platinum and one Diamond album in Brazil and released various hit singles, becoming the most successful Brazilian girl group of all time.

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CPM 22 – Tarde de Outubro

Monday, November 10th, 2008

CPM 22 is a Brazilian band from São Paulo formed in 1995. Band members are Fernando Estefano (known as Badauí, lead vocals), Ricardo Di Roberto (Japinha, drums and backing vocals), Eduardo Ippolito Torrado Gomes (Wally, rhythm guitar and backing vocals), Fernando Sanches Takara (Fernandinho, bass guitar) and Luciano Garcia (Luciano, lead guitar).

Black Alien & Speed – Quem que cagüetou ?

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Black Alien & Speed was an independent Brazilian Hip hop duo active between 1993 and 2001. Made up of singer Black Alien and producer/musician/rapper Speed, they started out using the name Speedfreaks and around 1998 became Black Alien & Speed. In 2001 80.000 copies of the hit Quem Que Caguetou?/Follow Me, Follow Me were released in a magazine in Brazil, and later in 2003, this song was in a commercial for a Nissan car called “Le Marathon”. They have been called one of the most important Hip Hop groups in Brazil, helping to build Brazilian hip-hop. In 2005 the group separated and both members are working on solo careers.

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