Marcelo D2


Sun 24 November 2024


The Tivoli

Presented By

IBORU Presents

Date / Time

Doors 3:00PM


From $99


General Admission

Marcelo D2 is a Brazilian rapper, singer, and songwriter known for his innovative fusion of samba and hip-hop. Emerging from the vibrant Brazilian music scene in the early 1990s, he first gained recognition as a member of the influential rap group Planet Hemp, which addressed social and political issues in their lyrics, quickly earning a substantial following.

After achieving success with Planet Hemp, Marcelo D2 embarked on a solo career in the late 1990s, further developing his unique sound that seamlessly blends traditional Brazilian rhythms with contemporary hip-hop beats. His solo debut album, "Eu Tiro É Onda" (1998), received critical acclaim and established him as a trailblazer in the genre. Over the years, Marcelo D2 has released several successful albums, including "A Procura da Batida Perfeita" (2003) and "Amar é para os Fortes" (2018), showcasing his versatility and commitment to pushing musical boundaries.

Marcelo D2's lyrics often reflect his experiences growing up in Rio's favelas, addressing themes of social justice, inequality, and cultural pride. His work has earned him numerous awards and a loyal fan base, solidifying his status as a key figure in Brazilian music and a pioneer of the samba-rap genre.