One of the main names in the new Brazilian music, Criolo included Lisbon in the European tour Boca de Lobo. The artist, who moves between rap, hip hop, samba and recently electronic music, while at the same time influencing the new generation of rappers and pleasing MPB strongholds, will perform on September 20 at LAV – Lisbon Live. In addition to the Portuguese capital, will rise to stages of Dublin, London, Barcelona, Berlin and Paris.
"Lisbon has always welcomed me with open arms, so I sing with love, gratitude and good energy. And this tour includes places I've never sung, like Dublin and Barcelona, so the expectation is huge, I want it to come soon," he says.
The new concert is based on the theme and the movie video "Boca de Lobo", released in October 2018. On stage, the artist looks back on his career, in all its critical power mixed with the multiple genres he has embraced since ever.
With a completely new lineup, the Boca de Lobo tour concerts will feature Criolo accompanied by DJ DanDan and Bruno Buarque, Dudinha and Daniel Ganjaman – three multi-instrumentalist producers, all longtime partners. The artist will also present all the successes of various moments of his career, but in an unprecedented format, hybrid between electronic and organic instruments, in a way that dialogues directly with the rapper's musical language throughout his albums.
In the repertoire will also be “Ethereal”, a theme in honor of the Brazilian LGBTQIA + population, which also marks its first foray into electronic music.
Awarded over 15 awards throughout his career, Criolo has performed hundreds of concerts in Brazil and abroad, with albums released in Europe and the United States. Author of strong lines and expressive social criticism, with a style in which there is room for multiple rhythms such as rap and samba, performed with Caetano Veloso, Milton Nascimento and Mano Brown, toured and recorded a record in honor of Tim Maia alongside. Ivete Sangalo, besides having recorded compositions in albums of Ney Matogrosso, Tom Zé and Gal Costa.