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Brazilian Soccer Game Takes A Turn For The Absolute Worst

Although we’ve seen what savagery sports aficionados from around the U.S. are capable of, it’s hard to argue that Brazilian soccer fans are not the most passionate…

Brazilian Soccer Star Everton Luiz Tormented After Racist Verbal Attack

Brazilian soccer star Everton Luiz exited a game against Rad Belgrade in tears following a racist verbal attack on Sunday (Feb. 19). Though referees forced fans to put…

26-Year-Old Former NBA Player, Fab Melo, Found Dead In Brazil

Fab Melo, a 26-year-old former center for the Boston Celtics, was found dead at his home in Juiz de Fora, Brazil Saturday (Feb. 11). The onetime pro-athlete born…

Interview: Alok Gears Up To Lead Brazil’s EDM Takeover

Ela tem um bilhete! Ela tem um bilhete! is all I heard while walking into New York’s famous Webster Hall at the top of the new year. Blankets of snow covered the city’s…

76 People Dead After Brazilian Soccer Team’s Fatal Plane Crash

A charter plane transporting the Brazilian Chapecoense soccer team to a final match crashed in Colombia on Monday night (Nov. 28). The fatal crash killed 76 out of the…

How One Ballerina Pirouettes Her Way From Rio To Harlem And Into Global Prominence

For Ingrid Silva, dancing was not a hobby. It was a way of life that required hard work and dedication. It also challenged her to move from Rio de Janeiro to New…

MC Soffia Is The Voice Of Afro-Brazilian Youth In Rap

Before taking the stage at the Olympic opening ceremony in Rio in August, tween rapper MC Soffia understood the gravity of what would become her breakout moment in front…

The New Miss Brazil Is The Country’s First Black Pageant Queen In 30 Years

Raissa Santana strutted into Brazilian history as the first black woman to be crowned Miss Brazil in the last 30 years. She is the second black woman to be crowned in…

How An All-Woman Brazilian Sound System Is Keeping Vinyl Culture Alive

In Brazil (and all around the world), sound systems—collectives typically consisting of DJs, engineers and MCs playing music deeply rooted in reggae—are male-dominated…