A collaborator with the great Gilberto Gil and the subject of his own Netflix documentary, Emicida has made a distinct and lasting cultural impression. Hailing from Sao Paulo, the rapper, MC and singer rose up from a poor upbringing to become one of the stars of the Brazilian music underground, thanks to his intuitive, improvised rhymes that have found him winning countless rap battles, each victory gaining him even more accolades and acolytes.

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