Soul Brasil – Banda Black Rio

Banda Blac
k Rio’s funky version of Edu Lobo’s classic Casa Forte:

Formed in 1976 by saxophonist Oberdan Magalhães, Banda Black Rio were the dominant funk band of Rio’s soul scene, often backing big stars like Caetano Veloso, Tim Maia and Luiz Melodia.

Black Rio’s Casa Forte was revived recently as the foundation of Mos Def’s single Casa Bey… check out the Roots’ live reinterpretation:

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