'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro

The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidency

The Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricardo Alves stands to the right of your average Brazilian MC.

“I define myself as a conservative,” the musician confirms as he describes his path from a childhood on São Paulo’s gritty south side to centre stage of Brazil’s fledgling rightwing rap scene.

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