Sacassaia from Brasília started as a duo in 2009 producing Hip Hop and Dancehall, with no stylistic restrictions. This means that they add to this electronic elements as well as traditional rhythms from Brazil, other Latin-American countries and the world. The producer is Tomás Seferin (aka Tony Roballo) and comes from an electronic and experimental […]Read more "Sacassaia"
Ba-Boom is a bombastic combination of Brazilian and Jamaican music, although it may be more precise to say that this is Jamaican music with a Brazilian accent. Their music is a trip through reggae, ska, dub and ragga with the Brazilian swing of afoxé, samba and Baião. Their raps, are infused with the melodies of […]Read more "Ba-Boom"
BaianaSystem, based in Salvador, Bahia, refers to itself as a system, referring specifically to a sound system, but goes beyond and incorporates graphic design, a light and video show. While these days they are playing at major festivals with their full crew in Brazil, China, USA and Europe, pulling out all the stops, in the […]Read more "BaianaSystem"
Formed in Pernambuco by Gilmar Bolla 8 (percussionist and founder of Nacão Zumbí) and fellow musicians from the neighborhood of Peixinhos in Olinda – Gilmar Bolla 8 (vocal), Negro Nido (vocal), Nilo Baj (gaita e vocal), Bruno Quem Queira (bateria), Carlos Pérez (bateria), Dehlê Moura (percussão), Rinaldo Karinbo (percussão), Leo Lira (guitarra), André Negão (baixo), […]Read more "COMBO X"
The MC DaGanja (Alan dos Santos) is one of the biggest names in Hip Hop from Salvador (capital of Bahia State.) In his music he merges his experiences participating in samba-reggae and samba bands with sonic elements of soul, dub, Musica Popular Brasilera and Caribbean rhythms. However, the unifying feature of his music is always […]Read more "DaGanja"
Furmiga Dub (formiga means ant in Portuguese) is a musical project based on partnerships from various musicians: some who donate their songs to be re-arranged and others who are part of the new arrangement. At the end the responsibility for mixing and editing is up to the music producer, Fabiano Formiga, who is the head […]Read more "FurmigaDub"
Lucio Queiroz aka Lucio K or DJ LK is a DJ/producer from Bahia who has been producing since the late 80’s. Having lived in Rio de Janeiro for many years, he became involved in the drum and bass scene there, where mixing the UK bass style with Samba became popular in the early 2000’s. With […]Read more "Lucio K"