Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Funk Balls

Now this ish is crazy. Cariocas gone mad...

"Police believe at least 60 young Brazilians have lost their lives in funk balls; dozens more have sustained serious injuries. Some have been paralyzed, some blinded.

Funk balls look like ordinary nightclubs with one big difference: They play music that incites the crowd to bloodshed. Funk's anger is contained not only in lyrics of murder and revenge but wrapped up in the very sound of the music, in a rhythm that chimes with the speed of a fist smashing into an enemy's flesh."

Read the whole thingy here

I know this is an old article, but still...

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