Tags: Brazil

Rincon Sapiência | RhythmTravels.com

Rapper Rincon Sapiência talks current state of Brazilian Black Music and more

The 31 years old rapper Rincon Sapiência is a rising star within the Brazilian music scene. His recent hit “Ponta de Lança (Verso Livre)” released in december last year, quickly attracted attention from the public and from the media with his music video going viral reaching millions of Youtube views. Standing out with his social […]






11 September 2016
The Movement of Baile Funk | RhythmTravels.com

THE MOVEMENT OF BAILE FUNK IN BRAZIL

When I started to read about funk culture, it was in 2008, 2009 and the movement isn’t so expensive as it now. Few people were talking about it, the boom of funk mundial (with Diplo and Haaksman) was over, and there was just few producers making something with funk. The contact with original artists was […]






The Sounds of Rio De Janeiro | RhythmTravels.com

The Sounds of Rio de Janeiro!

We have been waiting for a long time to drop this edition from Brazil. DJ Edgar who we featured last year in our Q&A blessed us with our latest #RhythmExplorer mix Vol.7 where we get to visit Brazil to explore the sounds of Baile Funk, Funk Carioca, Funk Ostentação and Rasteirinha! Read more about DJ […]






Circo voador, Rio de Janeiro, Nightclub | RhythmTravels.com

Nightclub of the week: Circo Voador (Rio de Janeiro)

Circo Voador “The Flying Circus” is located in the neighborhood of Lapa, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, state of the same name in Brazil. It is in a traditional cultural space of the city. Opened in October 1982, it was revoked in 1996 by the then Mayor Cesar Maia and kept closed by […]






Rio de Janeiro City Guide | RhythmTravels.com

Rio de Janeiro City Guide

Rio de Janeiro is the city of possibilities. Whatever you are looking for, Rio is the place where you will find it. During the short period of time which I spent in Rio, I only briefly got to know the city, but what I saw of the buzzing metropolitan left me yearning for more. I […]






Vincent Moon Hidden music rituals around the world | RhythmTravels.com

Vincent Moon and Naná Vasconcelos: Hidden music rituals around the world

Vincent Moon travels the world with a backpack and a camera, filming astonishing music and ritual the world rarely sees — from a powerful Sufi ritual in Chechnya to an ayahuasca journey in Peru. He hopes his films can help people see their own cultures in a new way, to make young people say: “Whoa, […]






Q&A with DJ Edgar | RhythmTravels.com

Q&A with DJ Edgar – High Quality Baile Funk

DJ Edgar “Baile Funk with High Quality” originates from the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where he started his DJ career in the early 90’s as a DJ for the sound system “Furacão 2000”, one of Rio’s biggest and most known Baile Funk sound systems. An ambassador for the genre and culture by touring […]






Weekly Update w.32

Festival season is at it’s peak! Around the world people are uniting to share their love for music and unity. Have you been to a festival? share your experience with us in our forum, let us know what was the best and worst with the festival. Would you recommend the festival to someone else? We […]






Rio Parada Funk | RhythmTravels.com

Rhythm Travels Loves Baile Funk!

The music of the favelas in Rio de Janeiro is called Funk carioca, favela funk and, elsewhere in the world, Baile Funk, is a type of dance music from Rio de Janeiro, derived from Miami bass. “Baile funk”, in Brazil, refers not to the music, but to the actual parties or discothèques in which the music is played. As our aim is to present music genres […]