Jorge Ben Jor and Mano Brown Play Rio’s Fundição Progresso this Friday

The samba rock icon Jorge Ben Jor and the fiercely intelligent rap superstar Mano Brown are teaming up to deliver a concert that is set to be a great celebration of Brazilian music past, present and future.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, October 26th both Jorge Ben Jor and Mano Brown, two of the biggest names in Brazilian music, are gracing the stage of the Fundição Progresso to perform a one-off concert, with Ben Jor set to play a show filled with hits from his extensive back catalogue and Brown out to promote his debut solo album, 'Boogie Naipe.'

While this show seems like an incongruous pairing of Ben Jor’s smooth samba rock and Brown’s socially conscious, poetic hip-hop, it’s not the first time the . . .

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