In this Feb. 5, 2012 photo, people sing along during a funk "baile" in the Tabajaras slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the last five years, the genre has expanded its reach and enjoyed more social ... more 
In this Feb. 5, 2012 photo, people sing along during a funk "baile" in the Tabajaras 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. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Felipe Dana
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 12:39 PM EST