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Exclusive! Brazilian Wax playlist for BristoLatino

Joe Osborne and Henry Weekes of Brazilian Wax, a radio show and Leeds-based club night, take us on a whistle-stop tour of the fascinating historical and political context of the Brazilian playlist they made for BristoLatino – listen on mix cloud now!   Luxo Só – João Gilberto – Chega De Saudade (1959) – JOE […]

From favelas to fame with Seu Jorge

Bristolatino’s Amelia Graham takes us on a journey through the life of Seu Jorge and his music. Born in a favela known as Belford Roxo, just north of Rio de Janeiro, Jorge Mário da Silva experienced a tough upbringing characterised by poverty and crime. The hardships of life in Rio’s favelas heavily influenced many of […]