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Gabriel o Pensador

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Gabriel o Pensador
Gabriel o Pensador in September 2003
Gabriel o Pensador in September 2003
Background information
Birth nameGabriel Contino
Born (1974-03-04) March 4, 1974 (age 50)
Rio de Janeiro (city), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
OriginRio de Janeiro (city), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GenresHip hop
Years active1992–present

Gabriel Contino better known as Gabriel o Pensador[1] is a Brazilian rapper. He was born in Rio de Janeiro (city), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 4, 1974. He began his musical career to launch a demo with the song "I'm Happy (I killed the President)" and was soon hired by Sony Music.

Recent events[change | change source]

Besides singer, Gabriel is a writer in 2001 and released the autobiographical book Diary Nocturne, four years later launched A Boy Called Rorbeto, which won the Jabuti Award best children's book of the year next. In 2008 released the book My Little Rubro-Negro and a year later launched a special version of the same book titled My Little Crimson-Black - Special Edition Hexa.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Crew celebra sucesso, defende maconha e diz já poder pagar motel. September 19, 2012. Terra Networks
  2. Autores - Gabriel o Pensador Archived 2010-01-06 at the Wayback Machine. Belas-Letras. Accessed 18 March 2012