Archive for the 'Baile Funk' Category

Paula Lima – SambaChic

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Paula Lima is a Brazilian singer and composer whose music is a mixture of bossa, percussion, samba, Brazilian soul and funk music.

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Banda Black Rio – Carrossel

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Banda Black Rio is a Brazilian musical group from Rio de Janeiro that was formed in 1976. It has a repertoire based on funk but also including samba, jazz and Brazilian rhythms. The band has recorded four albums: Maria Fumaca, Gafieira Universal, Saci Perere and Movimento. Compared to other foreign soul-funk groups, Banda Black Rio developed a kind of instrumental soul music that was gladly accepted in other countries.

Sem Calcinha – Gaiola das Popozudas

Monday, May 26th, 2008

This Brazilian music group is really popular in Rio and are all about “female empowerment” and respecting women. The video doesn’t really do them any justice.

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Black Alien e Speed – Quem que cagüetou ?

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008
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Black Alien & Speedare a Brazilian duo that focuses their music more on the Funk Carioca or rap genre of music, which when translated means “Funk from Rio”. Some other names this genre goes by is Baile Funk.