Friday, February 18, 2005

Favela Booty Beats

Apparently, someone has released some prohibidao -- music played in the favelas but prohibited in the legal world because of vulgar words and lyrics that glorify crime -- here in the U.S. I haven't heard it, so I can't vouch for the authenticity of the compilation, nor do I know whether local artists were paid for their participation. But here's a review from Minneapolis/St. Paul's alternative weekly, City Pages.

See also
Seattle Weekly
Village Voice

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