In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo, people dance at a funk "baile" in the Cantagalo slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the last five years, the genre has expanded its reach and enjoyed more social acceptance, with the help of an association of funk artists and supporters, Apafunk, and the backing of liberal legislators. Its market potential has become hard to ignore: A recent survey by the Brazilian think tank the Getulio Vargas Foundation found funk disc jockeys, MCs and others generate about $720 million a month in revenue. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo, people dance at a funk "baile" in the Cantagalo slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  In the last five years, the genre has expanded its reach and enjoyed more social acceptance, with the help of an association of funk artists and supporters, Apafunk, and the backing of liberal legislators. Its market potential has become hard to ignore: A recent survey by the Brazilian think tank the Getulio Vargas Foundation found funk disc jockeys, MCs and others generate about $720 million a month in revenue. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
In this Feb. 3, 2012 photo, people dance at a funk "baile" in the Cantagalo slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the last five years, the genre has expanded its reach and enjoyed more social acceptance, with the help of an association of funk artists and supporters, Apafunk, and the backing of liberal legislators. Its market potential has become hard to ignore: A recent survey by the Brazilian think tank the Getulio Vargas Foundation found funk disc jockeys, MCs and others generate about $720 million a month in revenue. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
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