Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Active since 2002, Rio de Janeiro’s DJ MAM is a live performance artist, producer, singer and composer of the modern Brazilian music scene. MAM’s work fuses traditional Brazilian music with the best streams of current international sounds, beats and production concepts. Dressed with an indigenous hero costume, MAM performs an exclusive repertorie with own songs and remixes that runs from his roots at Baile Funk, Samba, Carimbó, Manguebeat, Candomblé, Coco and Forró till the global sounds of Trap, Moombahton, Dubstep, Digital Cumbia, Kuduru, Afrobeat and Raggamuffin, creating a seamless mesh of original sonic permutations. His album ‘Sotaque Carregado’ was indicated to the Brazilian Music Award, and has been getting international recognition, reaching the top 20 of the World Music Charts Europe, and lineup of events such as Roskilde Festival, Atlantic Music Expo Cape Verde and WOMAD Chile.