Folakemi Quinteto, Bringing Some Soul to Rio

By Teresa Geer, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Starting as a duo, Folakemi Adelakun de Souza and her Brazilian guitarist husband Andre Severo would play various gigs in Folakemi’s hometown, London. The couple then moved over to Rio in order to take their music more seriously and soon enlisted three additional band members who now complete the Folakemi Quintento band.

Since they began, her neo-soul, jazz and reggae band are making sound waves all around the city and have built a strong fan base; playing at least two gigs a week at bars in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?