Bonde do Rolê is a baile funk inspired group from Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil- the biggest city of the Brazilian south - consisting of MCs Pedro D'Eyrot, DJ Gorky, Marina Gasolina (who left the band late 2007), and has been replaced by Laura Taylor. They started in their hometown Curitiba in the south of Brazil, mixing rock guitar riffs with funk carioca (sometimes known as baile funk or Brazilian funk). By putting together a unique blend of Rio de Janeiro's aggressive baile funk beats heavily influenced by the mashup school of 2 Many DJs and the like, they draw from rock 'n roll classic riffs and electro-infused pop stardards making raw party bliss!
Bonde has been used in various media after being signed to the British label Domino Records: Solta O Frango is heard in a worldwide campaign for the cellphone company Nokia, and the same track was used in another commercial for the hit series Ugly Betty on Channel 4 in the UK.
Facebook: Bonde do Rolê.