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Brazilian music taps into national and regional traditions maintained over generations, with an ever-evolving mix of indigenous, European and African elements. At the same time, some Brazilians proudly describe their culture as anthropophagic or, more bluntly, cannibalistic: ready to swallow and digest whatever arrives. Even as they prize their roots, Brazilian musicians have assimilated jazz, rock, reggae, metal, hip-hop, electronic music and more; they also pack pop lyrics with complexly allusive poetry. Here, music critics of The New York Times offer a starter kit of 30 key Brazilian songs, historic and recent. Listen to this playlist on Spotify. The lithesome, elegant musical style known as choro originated in Rio during the 19th century, as an adaptation of folk traditions like the Cuban habanera and the Polish mazurka. Choro ensembles feature flute, cavaquinho a stringed instrument , guitar and hand percussion, in intricate counterpoint. Rosa died of tuberculosis at the age of 26, in She was a white singer, dancer and film star, born in Portugal, raised in Rio, who co-opted the dress and movements of Bahian street-vendors. She became an international symbol of her country, which made many Brazilians queasy.
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Here are the hits that made it big this year. Go ahead, have a listen! Charlie Brown Jr. The hit took over the music scene for the first half of this year, as everyone flocked toward the familiar chemistry and magic that's always created when these two musical giants meet. Roberto Carlos, known in Brazil as "the king," came out with this romantic ballad that blew up after the new year, stealing hearts and captivating ears for most of Carlos' unexpected come back single only proves that after decades of continuously being on top, he's still got it. This music video was released in January, and it instantly dominated the nightlife scene all year. Naldo's funk hit is a dance anthem that you're almost guaranteed to hear in any club on a night out in Brazil. This single comes off of Fernandes' second studio album of the same name. The young country pop star has been catching the attention of Brazilian fans for quite some time now, and her sound is usually compared to that of Taylor Swift.
Culture Trip stands with Black Lives Matter. Nego do Borel is a funk singer that recently adjusted his lyrics to appeal to more mainstream audience. He broke into the international music scene in when he toured in the U. This song is from her award-winning third album, Bang. The song is about a girl and her friends dancing at a typical baile funk party, which usually involves a kind of dance similar to twerking. The song was released in and still is played regularly on the radio and in clubs, bars, and stores. It has already been covered in various different styles and genres, making it one of the most popular songs in Brazil.