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The Roots of Urban Pop Music in Brazil

MĂșsica Popular Brasileira, or MPB, is a blend of traditional Brazilian styles fused with influences from around the world, resulting in a unique genre of world music.

Brazil has contributed countless styles and sounds to the music scene, from candomblé to samba. With these rhythms at the root of MPB, Brazilian pop stars are constantly expanding the genre by experimenting with rock, funk, rap, and everything in between.