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Chicago // Bossa, Samba & Rock with Mônica da Silva @ Taxim | Aug. 10

Chicago // Bossa, Samba & Rock with Mônica da Silva @ Taxim | Aug. 10

On Friday, August 10th, Soulphonetics presents bossa, samba and rock artist Mônica da Silva who’ll perform live at Chicago’s Taxim. The Brazilian/American songstress neatly brings both sets of roots together to make soft, sensual indie-pop tunes that casts their tendrils around Rio MPB (Brazilian pop music).

The Voice of Cape Verdean Soul: Mayra Andrade

The Voice of Cape Verdean Soul: Mayra Andrade

See why I’m completely enamored by songstress, composer, guitarist and percussionist Mayra Andrade who is on a mission to breathe new life into Cape Verde’s beloved musical genre called morna. Her delivery is intoxicating and her smile leaves you captivated.

Watch: Don Omar’s “Taboo” Brings Brazil to ‘Fast Five’

Watch: Don Omar’s “Taboo” Brings Brazil to ‘Fast Five’

If you’ve recently gone to see Fast Five in theaters, you probably heard Reggaeton artist Don Omar’s “Taboo,” the 3rd single from his compilation album Meet the Orphans. Adapted from Kaoma’s 1989 hit “Lambada,” it is now #3 on the Billboard’s Tropical Songs list.