Due to the size of the bailes and the possibility that fights would break out, the police feared that they were breeding grounds for drug trafficking and violence. Henceforth the government decided to practically forbid them. Now, by singing these songs themselves, the funk artists demonstrate that they are in control. They ensure the music is blaring loud throughout the whole favela. She has conquered a status as a national star with her mischievous, double meaning funks, which respond to the macho lyrics of male MCs. DJ Marlboro sees a reason for that: Yet, ironically enough, the funk music also survives exactly because of that piracy:
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The record companies however give them extremely bad contracts and run away with the bulk of the money.
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Outside of the favela, a lot of people find antiga funk violent, antigss, cheap and superficial. More melodies are integrated into the songs. Based on the notoriety they acquire there, there is a chance that the artist will become known throughout Rio, Brazil or abroad. Only in a few of the unpacified favelas that are still not under the control of the police, can bailes take place in their original form.
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Due to the strong connotation of anyigas favela with violence and drugs, people from outside the favela rarely dared and still rarely dare to enter those neighborhoods. However, some feminists and funkeiras find that through funk, a young feminist movement has emerged. What happens here is different.
Many funkeiros find the banning of this funk style a form of censorship and deprivation of the right to free speech. The overall image they have of the favela is one of violence and poverty, an image too distorted and too simple to be real. It was the only opportunity for the oppressed to raise their voice and sometimes it still is. Due to the size of the bailes and the possibility that fights would break out, the police feared that they were breeding grounds for drug trafficking and violence.
The current funk carioca is often criticized. The daily ruling of the favela was in the hands of criminals and when police raided the favelas, it often resulted in a bloody battle between the two parties. In the 70s, drug trafficking began to flourish in the favelas. Mano Teko, president of APAFUNK, an organization that stands up for the rights of funkeiros funk artists and fans and whom fights against the ongoing discrimination of funk aantigas and culture, explains: Over the years, the favelas grew exponentially and, even now, a migration of labourers, mainly from the poorer north-east, is still going on.
Women are often described as putas whorescachorros dogs or popozudas big butts. To counteract antigxs violent lyrics and bad reputation that funk has acquired, some singers created songs in which they expressed their desire for peace in the favelas.
Now, by singing these songs themselves, the funk artists demonstrate that they are in control. In the past 5 years, funk has become a substantial industry in Brazil.
However, funk proved itself strong enough to cross this psychological boundary, starting with radio and television broadcasts about funk which soon became popular among many cariocas inhabitants of Rio.
Furthermore, the police had to be present at the bailethere was a maximum of people allowed at the venue, and so marciinho.
Funk Carioca: The Beat Goes On
In its early years, funk spoke about poverty, human dignity, racial pride, sex breaking moral taboosviolence and social inequality. As for the selling of records, there is very little potential for making money. In the meanwtime, many songs changed their focus from politics and violence to more romantic topics. Brazilian funk music consists, with a strong influence from American hip-hop, of a DJ and an MC either rapping or singingsometimes accompanied by live drums and a group of dancers.
Funk was born and antigzs developed itself in a typically Brazilian way, integrating musical and cultural elements from everywhere, but evolving in a very personal way. Yet, ironically enough, the funk music also survives exactly because of that piracy: Marvinho, despite this criticism, nearly all cariocas know the most recent funk hits. In Rio, this regime is ongoing. In the early 00s, around bailes took place in Rio.