Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Beyoncé-mania hits Brazil as singer arrives for a series of shows; Bey’s performance of popular Rio funk hit inspires song’s group


BW of Brazil: It’s funny how someone’s popularity can go beyond categories and be featured in areas and spaces that they have nothing to do with. Such is the case … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · 12 Comments

From a musical family and a new generation of Brazilian singers, Luciana Mello discusses her career and latest CD


Daughter of long-time Samba singer Jair Rodrigues and sister of one Brazilian Popular Music’s new generation of talent, songwriter/producer/singer Jair Oliveira, Luciana Mello began her career at only five years … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · Leave a comment