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Isi de Paula

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The future of Brazilian hip hop is in good hands: 12-year-old MC Soffia puts political issues in the spotlight

Music April 4 2016

“Little black girl, exotic doesn’t mean pretty”. The warning comes from a 12-year-old MC Soffia, who has just released her first video clip, “Menina Pretinha” (Portuguese for ‘Little Black Girl’), as she marks her spot in the Brazilian hip hop scene. By rapping about racism and feminism, which are mind-boggling issues even to most grown-ups, she...Continue
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Brazilian Indigenous Brô Mc’s Use Rap As A Tool To Break Issues

Music September 30 2015

I just have to share the awesomeness of something I’ve found with you. The first rap group formed by the Brazilian indigenous released the first high-definition video for ‘Koangagua’ a few weeks ago. The video shows native youngsters dressed in modern hip hop style, swinging to the sound of speakers connected to a cart pulled by a horse, right in the middle of the...Continue
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