brazil

Premieres

Dive into the Playfully Psychedelic World of Boogarins

The Brazilian band shares the excellent new single “Invenção,” another single off their fourth LP 'Sombrou Dúvida.'
Josh Terry
4.11.19
New music

C. Tangana and MC Bin Laden Look for Love in "Pa llamar tu atención"

Watch the new video from the Spanish rapper and one of the biggest names in Brazilian carioca funk.
Sebastián Narváez Núñez
1.24.19
international relations

Brazil's Love Affair with R&B Has Birthed an Incredible New Genre

The country’s contemporary R&B is a blend of American trap with regional rap, funk, and pagode.
Amanda Cavalcanti
8.14.18
Op-Eds

Anitta, Future, and Charli XCX are Boosting Funk Carioca, Pay Attention

The genre has received increased worldwide exposure even as it unearths Brazil’s history of class warfare and colorism.
Phil Witmer
1.8.18
Features

Gentrification Has Left Techno Without a Home in São Paulo

A Kafka-esque battle for downtown space has put Brazil’s electronic music collectives and established nightclubs on opposite teams.
Amanda Cavalcanti
12.22.17
Photos

The Medellín Metal Scene Through the Lens of a Brazilian Photographer

Daniel Motta's work documents the life of one of the most important metal scenes in Latin America.
Juan Sebastián Barriga Ossa
10.22.17
Interview

"Who Cares If Rock Is No Longer What It Was?" An Interview with Julian Casablancas

Just before of The Voidz's South American tour, we talked with the rockstar who, scattered as always, philosophized quite a bit in his answers.
Juan Pablo López M.
10.18.17
Earthworks

Here's a 13-Minute Clip of Animal Collective Searching for Sounds in the Brazilian Rainforest

It's taken from 'Earthworks,' a new documentary series that follows artists on remarkable journeys around the world.
Noisey Staff
6.2.17
PROFILES

Raffa Moreira Is the Brazilian Rapper Who Wants to Be Both Lil B and Michael Jackson

We talked to the rapper from Guarulhos who became one of the most talked about characters of country’s underground music scene.
Beatriz Moura
4.12.17
Premieres

Bruno Capinan Yearns for Divine Grace Amidst Brazil’s Political Crisis with New Video "Vicente"

Toronto-based Bruno Capinan takes aim at homophobia and racism in his native Brazil on his provocative third album.
Tom Beedham
9.30.16
Op-Eds

Sepultura's 'Chaos A.D.' Is the Anti-Colonial Rallying Cry that Thrash has Always Needed

The social messages of 'Chaos A.D.' are timeless and universal, making it one of the most important metal albums ever recorded.
J.J. Anselmi
4.12.16
funk

Noisey São Paulo: Watch the Trailer for Episode Two of Our VICELAND TV Show

In episode two of NOISEY on VICELAND, we venture to Brazil and explore the São Paulo music scene with Diplo and Walshy Fire from Major Lazer and their latest collaborator, an artist named MC Bin Laden.
Noisey Staff
3.4.16
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