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Remembering Rio’s Legendary Canecão

Rio de Janeiro is always brightening its profile for the world stage. But Rio's greatest stage has been shuttered and forgotten. Remembering Rio's legendary Canecão concert...

Tropicália’s Unvarnished Truth

Tropicália remains Brazil's most misunderstood musical movement, a reality check decades in the making. Tropicália's unvarnished truth? Fighting for cultural identity and freedom of speech...

Prince At Rock In Rio

30 years on, we look back at Prince’s only visit to South America. Prince at Rock In Rio: His purple reign took up three of...

Djavan Breaks With Tradition

He was nominated for four Latin Grammy Awards in 2016, including album and record of the year. That’s when it happened. Djavan breaks with tradition...

Rewind: Is There A World Cup Rebound in Brazil’s Future?

We look back at Brazil's (mis)fortunes duirng the 2016 Summer games for an answer to the question that's on everybody's lips: Is there a World...

Fall’s Top Brazilian Tunes For 2015

From Rio to New York and beyond, Fall's top Brazilian tunes for 2015 helped us through the world's hottest summer ever. ‘Nao e Um Bolero’  (It's...

Rewind: Brazil’s Latin Grammy Nominees 2015

Brazil’s nominees for the 2015 Latin Grammy awards held a few musical surprises... plus a few head scratchers, too. It was good to see MPB...

Looking Back: Brazil Shines At 2013 Latin Grammys

This exclusive report on Brazil at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards was first published on November 22, 2013. Maria Rita’s US Concert Tour for 2014 got...

Every Important Thing That Happened In Brazil In 1958

By all accounts, it was an amazing year. The country’s young, idealistic President was all about ‘change’ and making a break from the past....