Brazilian-American singer and songwriter, Hassett explores the complexities of growing up between two countries and cultures.
Music and politics have long had a intimate connection. On the same week that Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff was removed from office, The Brazil Curator compiled a playlist of music that have been used as political protest in the country.
It’s hard to say if Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil are friends because they are musicians, or if they are musicians because they are friends. Both their careers and collaboration started in the early 60s, in Salvador, Bahia, which preceded the Tropicália movement, together with Gal Costa, Os Mutantes, and Tom Zé.