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'Forro' rhythm spreads in Brazil

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'Forro' is a rhythm which was born in the poor northeastern part of Brazil and despite its humble roots, the music is now gaining popularity among the middle and upper classes. Falamansa is one band that is spreading the forro sound.

Their lead singer, Tato, shares what makes his music and his country so unique.

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