Ato Periférico, or “Act from the Outside” is a group of young performers from the favelas of Recife, Brazil. A mixture of hip-hop, rap, break-dance and capoeira, this multi-talented group writes, records, and choreographs original music and performances.
The Ato Periférico CD is available in partnership with Shine A Light, an international non-profit that helps youth in impoverished communities sell their music and art as an income generating project. Kurt Shaw, the Executive Director of Shine A Light, recorded all the music at a make shift studio in Recife.
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