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  • blog September 7, 2015

    Baile Funk’s New Generation

    Baile funk is one of Brazil’s most rapidly evolving genres. In an interview with Afropop last year, Funk Na Caixa label boss Renato M2 told us about rasterinha and passinho do romano, baile styles that at the time were relatively new. Since then, … Read more »

  • blog June 10, 2015

    New Track from Flavia Coelho: “People Dansa”

    The music of Flavia Coelho, Rio-born and now Paris-based, can be hard to pin down. Her new album, Mundo Meu, which came out earlier this month, is her first new release since her 2011 debut, Bossa Muffin. The production style is quite different–where … Read more »

  • blog June 4, 2015

    Afropop Premiere! Kill the Bass–Ao Cair Da Noite EP

    Funk Na Caixa continues on its quest to bring the most innovative and adventurous baile funk beyond the reaches of São Paulo and Rio. This EP, from producer Kill the Bass (AKA Lucas Marim) introduces a new style of the … Read more »

  • blog October 6, 2014

    MC Bin Laden: Baile Funk’s Eccentric Experimenter

    MC Bin Laden is an interesting character. According to a recent profile in Brazilian Noisey, Bin Laden makes proibidão, a style of baile funk whose subject matter revolves around crime and drugs, rather than ostentaçao or “ostentatious” funk, because, he says, … Read more »

  • blog September 2, 2014

    MC R1: New Tracks from Funk Na Caixa

    MC R1, who is both a producer and MC, is perhaps best known for his work with MC Maromba on the baile banger, “BumBum.” His new release of three tracks features a dynamic blend of rasterinha and other baile funk … Read more »

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