Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Brazilian Music

14-year old MC Soffia’s message of black pride and empowerment will represent Brazil at the 2018 BET Awards in the category of Best New International Act

Note from BW of Brazil: When YOU shine we ALL shine!! Look at little MC Soffia goin’ international!! You KNOW I’m lovin’ this news! Little MC Soffia’s boldness and attitude … Continue reading

June 15, 2018 · 2 Comments

“You don’t have to be tall, white and blond to be beautiful”: From fashion shows and magazine covers to Rock in Rio, singer IZA’s career shifts into high gear!

Note from BW of Brazil: It’s been a while since we introduced readers to Rio-based singer IZA and since then I gotta say, the girl’s been making moves! She’s released … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Singer Luedji Luna earns three nominations at the Caymmi Music Awards recognizing the best of Bahian musicians

Note from BW of Brazil: I learned many years ago that some of the best artists in music are those whose names are not plastered on the covers of every … Continue reading

July 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Singer Ludmilla featured on cover of ‘Forbes Brasil’ list of ‘under 30’ most promising people: With success, artist now wants an international career

Note from BW of Brazil: Whether you are fan of singer Ludmilla or not, you have to admit, the girl has come a LLOONNGG way! From her humble origins growing … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · 2 Comments

Rio funk rapper Mr. Catra welcomes his 22nd child with number 23 on the way

The funkeiro is 44 years old  by Papelpop Last week, Rio funk rapper Mr. Catra, 44, saw his brood of 21 children increase once more. According to information from the Ego website, published on … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

Margareth Menezes and Mariene de Castro are attractions of Pre-Carnaval in northeastern Brazil

Mariene de Castro (left) and Margareth Menezes The pre-Carnival festivities of Aterrinho of Iracema Praia (beach) in Fortaleza, Ceará (northeastern Brazil) were scheduled to conclude its Carnaval preparations in style … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Karla da Silva is a success on "The Voice Brazil" talent reality show

Already a local favorite in Rio de Janeiro, da Silva shines in the national spotlight Karla Smith thrilled the audience of The Voice Brazilsinging the Djavan hit “Serrado”. For The … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 1 Comment