This just blew my mind. MAGA BO talking on his blog about the daily shootouts in his area in Rio, home of the BAILE FUNK, but also home to street violence, gang wars and drugwars. Damn… Sometimes it’s hard to grasp that the music that is being created there actually is an account of life in this area.

Here’s a nice bit of live BAILE FUNK for ya, recorded on the streets:



2 Responses to HOME OF THE BAILE…

  1. Joao Brasil says:

    Man, that was really close to my place! It´s terrible to know that this happens because a few people get really rich out of this situation. The government sucks!

  2. check my shit out. first american to ever sing this music in portuguese.

    here are a few of my videos.

    Mostrando Bundao:

    Te Amo:

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