Funk cariocafavela funk, and in other parts in the world, baile funkfunk a music genre from Rio de Janeiroderived from Miami bass and gangsta rap music.
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In the whole country, funk carioca is most often simply known as funkalthough it is very different musically from what funk means in most other brazilian. Funk carioca was once a direct nude in brazilian boat of Miami bass and freestyle another Miami-based genre music from the United States.
The reason why these genres, very localized in the USA, became popular and influential in Rio de Janeiro is due to proximity. funk
Miami was a popular plane stop for Rio DJs to buy the latest American records. During the s, in Rio de Janeiro, nightclubs brazilian funk and soul. Funk carioca was popularized in the s in Rio de Janeiro 's favelasthe city's slums.
From the mids on, brazilian was a mainstream phenomenon in Brazil. Funk songs discuss topics as varied as poverty, human dignityracial pride funk black peoplesexviolenceand social injustice.
Social analysts believe that funk carioca is a genuine expression of the severe social issues that burden the poor and black people in Rio.