Neguinho do Samba
|Neguinho do Samba|
Neguinho do Samba (1954/1955 – October 31, 2009), born Antonio Luis Alves de Souza, was a Brazilian percussionist and musician. Samba was the founder of Olodum, an internationally known cultural group based in Salvador, Brazil. Samba, a resident of Pelourinho, was considered to be the "father" of samba reggae in Bahia.
In 1995, Olodum appeared in the music video for Michael Jackson's single, They Don't Care About Us. Samba also appeared as a musician on Paul Simon's album, The Rhythm of the Saints, which was released in 1990.
- Mery Galanternick (November 9, 2009). "Antonio Luis Alves de Souza, Brazilian Drummer, Dies at 54". New York Times. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
Mr. de Souza, nicknamed Neguinho do Samba (Little Black Samba Master), was also known for creating the samba reggae, a rhythm that blended the Olodum percussion with Jamaican reggae.
- "Morre Neguinho do Samba, fundador do Olodum". EFE. Universo Online. November 2, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-28.
- "Morre Neguinho do Samba, fundador do Olodum". EFE. G1 (website). November 2, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-28.
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