Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

“I was underestimated by my popular music colleagues” – Singer/rapper Negra Li appears on late night talk show and reunites with rap group RZO


Note from BW of Brazil: Singer/rapper Negra Li has made a name for herself over the past few decades with her mixture of Hip Hop inflected beats, pop and música black … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Divas of Brazilian Hip Hop show


The Divas of Hip Hop project was designed to celebrate the feminine universe within Hip Hop culture and aims to bring the general public street art performed ​​by women. Participants … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sexually provocative Rio funk rapper/singer Tati Quebra-Barraco recuperates from her 26th plastic surgery


Funk rapper Tati Quebra-Barraco: early 2000s (left) and today   Her songs are pure provocation. In her shows, she drives the guys crazy and she knows it. An expert in … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Wife of Rio rapper Mr. Catra openly discusses polygamy; she is one of his four “wives” and mother of 4 of his 21 children by 14 women


She openly discusses polygamy as a reality and says that families of middle class neighborhoods are the ones deceiving themselves. Silvia Regina says that in middle class neighborhoods husbands also … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · 7 Comments

Negra Li discusses her career and new album


Negra Li is a major point of reference in the world of Brazilian Black Music having started her career firmly within the genres of both Hip Hop and Brazilian styled … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

Negra Li discusses her career and new album


Negra Li is a major point of reference in the world of Brazilian Black Music having started her career firmly within the genres of both Hip Hop and Brazilian styled … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · 2 Comments