Preview: Marcelo D2 @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Monday 8th July 2019)

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During the last year, hip-hop has become one of the most attractive Brazilian musical exports, and Marcelo D2 one of its most emphatic representatives. So, it’s a pleasure to welcome him back to London, writing about his upcoming show at The Jazz Café, which will also be the UK album launch of AMAR é para os FORTES, his latest release.

Despite being one of the most popular names in the South American music scene and boasting a 20-year solo career, the MC from Rio de Janeiro has never rested on his laurels and has always moved his sound forward. His new work is a glaring example; it’s a reaction to the political climate matured in his country, and his lyrics and sound are a heartfelt and fervent reaction, not only to the Bolsonaro’s government, but also to the growing apathy and indifference spreading among his countrymen and women.

If you want to open a window on the Brazilian present, don’t miss Marcelo D2’s show on Monday 8th July.

 

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