The São Paulo-via-Rio hip-hop specialist and vinyl enthusiast presents an hour of cuts by Brazil’s most iconic rap crews.
With the Red Bull Music Festival landing in São Paulo this weekend, the Choice Mix highlights some of the key players in the Brazilian scene. As the main man behind So Pedrada Musical, one of Brazil’s foremost party collectives and music blogs, DJ Tamenpi is committed to keeping that vinyl alive and those feet dancing. With taste encompassing soul, jazz, hip-hop, funk, dub and cumbia, Tamenpi supplies his followers with productions and mixes of his own alongside simply good music he feels Brazil needs to hear. His homebase alternates between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, but his diligence and commitment has acquainted him with many a slipmat on a worldwide scale. In his Choice Mix, Tamenpi dives deep into Brazilian rap, exploring the country’s most legendary crews.