Boi (music)

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Big Bumba-meu-boi in the Paço Alfândega cultural center and mall, Recife

Boi is a style of Central Amazonian folk music now moving into the mainstream in Brazil. It is a combination of traditional Amazonian rhythms with African and European influence. The genre was made known throughout Brazil after Amazonian group Carrapicho's hit "Tic Tic Tac".

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