Music Styles
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the Carioca funk began in the 80s, in the poor communities of Rio de Janeiro, better known as "favelas". The ingredients for Carioca funk are a mixture of electronic beats and hip hop, spiced with the typical slang of these communities. In the beginning the carioca funk was a little bit frowned upon, but nowadays it is already incorporated the culture of the city.
The performances already take place in all parts of the city and are not restricted to the outskirts of the city anymore. The places where they play this kind of music are also attended by people of all classes. The provocative and sensual dance steps on itself are a joy for the eye and from time to time creating a new fashion.