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Song: Pensamento, by Cidade Negra Posted by on Apr 30, 2014

Olá pessoal! Vamos terminar abril com uma música muito legal da banda Cidade Negra: Pensamento! É uma música fácil de acompanhar e a letra também é bem fácil para cantar, então aproveite e solte a voz! Pensamento – Cidade Negra Você precisa saber O que passa aqui dentro Eu vou falar pra você Você vai…

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Song: Let It Go (from ‘Frozen’) in Portuguese! Posted by on Mar 5, 2014

Olá, pessoal! Let it Go got the Oscar for Best Song last Sunday and we had a blast watching John Travolta messing up Idina Menzel’s name (Adele Mazeem? WTF, John?!). As in major animations the songs have a version in several languages and in Portuguese it’s called “Livre Estou” (I’m Free). Check out the song…

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10 Hottest Songs in Brazil! Posted by on Oct 25, 2013

Olá! TGIF, right? Oh yeah! Check out the ten hottest songs in Brazil this week! You can always look up the words to the songs and sing along! Divirta-se! 1. Piradinha – Gabriel Valim 2. Te Esperando – Luan Santana 3. Show das Poderosas – Anitta 4. Um Ser Amor – Paula Fernandes 5. Se…

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Adeus, Emilio Santiago… Posted by on Mar 20, 2013

Brazilian singer Emilio Santiago, 66, died this morning in Rio de Janeiro. He had a stroke on March 7 and had been struggling with it since. Emilio graduated in Law, but the passion for music and singers like Nelson Gonçalves, Anísio Silva and Cauby Peixoto led him to participate in music festivals in the seventies…

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Brazilian singer: Gaby Amarantos Posted by on Jan 8, 2013

Olá! Tudo bem? Brazilian music has so much variety and today I am bringing you Pará’s singer Gaby Amaranto, who became a hit in Brazil in 2012. Now mind you, we’re not talking about traditional MPB singers, but regional music from the state of Pará. Here’s the Wikipedia article on her. Nascida no bairro de…

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Song: “Eu Vou Estar”, by Capital Inicial Posted by on Nov 20, 2012

Oi! Tudo bem com você? Brazilian band Capital Inicial has this very cool song, Eu Vou Estar (I’m going to be), which is very easy to understand so I decided to share it with you guys today. Eu Vou Estar also brings the verb ir (to go) used in several ways and it is a great…

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Tim Maia: 70 Years Posted by on Oct 4, 2012

One of Brazil’s most beloved musicians, Tim Maia, would have turned 70 last Friday. Born Sebastião Rodrigues Maia in Rio de Janeiro in 1942, Tim Maia performed a wide variety of musical genres, from bossa nova and samba to American pop and MPB. He was the second youngest of 19 children and grew up in…

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