Tell me why are we so blind to see That the ones we hurt are you and me? The version of Coolio has become an international hit, quickly and sustainably No. We will try to understand the reasons of this first wolrdwide success of gangsta-rap music. Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost.
In the whole country, funk carioca is most often simply known as funk , although it is very different musically from what funk means in most other places. Funk carioca was once a direct derivative of samba , Afrobeat , Miami bass , Latin music , traditional African religious music, Candomble , hip-hop and freestyle another Miami-based genre music from the US. The reason why these genres, very localized in the US, became popular and influential in Rio de Janeiro is due to proximity. Miami was a popular plane stop for Rio DJs to buy the latest American records. Along with the Miami influence came the longtime influence of the slave trade in Colonial Brazil. Various African religions like vodun , and candomble were brought with the enslaved Africans to the Americas. The same beat is found in Afro-Religious music in the African diaspora and many black Brazilians identify as being part of this religion.