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Artist profiles: SambaDa

SambaDa – Photo by Charlie Mixson

Formed in 1997 by native Brazilian Papiba Godinho and Dandha da Hora, SambaDa is a musical group out of Santa Cruz that is rapidly inspiring audiences with its unique mixture of Brazilian samba and funky Latin dance grooves. From the rhythms of samba to hip-hop riffs, bossa nova, ballads and salsa.

Performing many original and popular songs the band draws upon various musical styles of Brazil such as: samba bossa nova pagode samba reggae batucada and forro and incorporates funk salsa reggae jazz rock and hip-hop into the mix. Pulsating percussion uplifting vocals and rich melodies give SambaDa a distinctive and infectious sound.


Salve a Bahia (SambaDa, 2007)
Gente (SambaDa, 2010)
Ritual (SambaDa, 2015)