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Born in the Rio Doce neighborhood in Olinda, when a little boy he used to sell crabs that he caught himself in the surrounding mangue . By this time he was already a huge fan of James Brown, Grandmaster Flash and Kurtis Blow.
Lead singer of a world music band called Chico Science & Nação Zumbi (CSNZ); his music was a fusion of rock, hip hop and rap with maracatu and other Brazilian rhythms. One of Chico´s greatest strengths (along with his vocals and his ability to mix rhythms) was his powerful stage presence, so powerful that some people even compared him to Jimi Hendrix.
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