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Origin São Paulo, São Paulo
Genres Street dance
Years active 2009–2013
Members André "Bidu" Luís
André "Dedo" Torres
Renan "Livi"
Guilherme "Riku"
Daniel "Juno"

D-Efeitos is a Brazilian street dance group. They rose to national fame after winning the first season of the reality talent show Qual o o seu Talento - SBT.[1][2]

The Group[edit]


D-Efeitos (English: D-Effects) is part of the company "Discípulos do Ritmo (English: Disciples of Rhythm) and was formed by André Luís, André Torres and Renan in 2009 to compete in parallel.[2]

Pre Qual é o Seu Talento?[edit]

According to Soldier, the troupe manager, the company is very known outside Brazil. "They came to revolutionize. They are very respected by Americans, Europeans and Asians", he assures.[2][3]

Among other titles, D-Efeitos already won the Joinville Dance Festival (cited by the Guinness Book as the largest dance festival in the world) in the street dance category, with a mixture of all branches of street dance, choreographed a striking rhythm of music.[2]

Qual é o Seu Talento?[edit]

In mid-2009, the group auditioned on Qual é o Seu Talento? 1, then advanced to the São Paulo Round, Semi-Finals and Finals with all the judges heavily praised their performances throughout the competition.

The finale took place on December 16, 2009 and was a 90-minute special. Each judge had to buzzed out one out of the six remaining acts until only the final two remaining. D-Efeitos coming out as the winners, Magician Renner was the runner-up and singer Edu Porto came in third place. The group won a R$100,000 prize for their victory.[1]

Post Qual é o Seu Talento?[edit]

D-Efeitos made two shows in São Paulo on May 12 and May 13, 2010, where the receive special guests at a concert, which took place at Teatro Brigadeiro, SP. WaziMu!, Cia. Kahal, Frank Ejara and Discípulos do Ritmo also attend the event.[4]


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Preceded by
Qual é o Seu Talento? winner
Succeeded by
Júlia Gomes