Recently had a chance to speak with one of my favorite DJ’s Rich Medina and I asked him to share his favorite Brazilian music with Cultural Cannibals. Rich has held down legendary parties in Philly and NYC, mixing up Funk, Afrobeat and other leftfield grooves. Check out his list of soulful Brazilian classics below.
Rich Medina – Top 5
Milton Nascimento – O Trem Azul – Club Da Esquina:
Jorge Ben – Oba, La Vem Ela – Força Bruta:
Tim Maia – Imunização Racional – Racional:
Arthur Verocai – Pelas Sombras – Artur Verocai 1972:
Check out Rich Medina’s latest project The King Meets The President In Africa, a mashup of Michael Jackson and Fela. Available as a free download here. Thanks to my friend Marco Spada of Tribal Realities for introducing me to this project.