Tag Archives: Rio de Janeiro

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

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

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...
Preview: Marcelo D2 @ Jazz Café (London, 25th October 2017)   

Preview: Marcelo D2 @ Jazz Café (London, 25th October 2017)  

A Brazilian institution, that’s how Marcelo D2 can legitimately be considered. The MC from Rio de Janeiro has spent the last 20 years of his career creating and developing his own unique blend bringing together the flavourful and mellow samba rhythms with realistic storytelling of Rio’s everyday life. His London...
Interview: Nina Miranda (July 2017)

Interview: Nina Miranda (July 2017)

She finally made the big step. After twenty years of a career successfully spent being the voice of this or that project, Nina Miranda has signed her name on a debut album. As we understood from an interesting chat that we recently had with her, Freedom of Movement is not...
Review: Flavia Coelho @ Omeara (London, 21st March 2017)

Review: Flavia Coelho @ Omeara (London, 21st March 2017)

Are you looking for an anthology of Brazilian music? Don’t try to find it on Amazon or at your nearby record shop… buy a ticket for the next Flavia Coelho gig instead. Because the Brazilianidade oozes from every pore of the carioca singer/songwriter. At Omeara, accompanied by two remarkable music...
Interview: Marginal Men (July 2016)

Interview: Marginal Men (July 2016)

If baile funk has invaded Europe and become a thing on the Old Continent too, you need to look at and listen to these two Rio de Janeiro born and São Paulo based DJs and producers. Six years ago, Gustavo Gomes and Pedro Fontes, known together as Marginal Men, started to play,...
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