Oscar-winning Brazilian singer who founded Timbalada and Tribalistas and is well known for his unique Tropicalia and reggae design. He analyzed percussion devices as a kid. He was nominated for any 2012 Academy Honor for his initial music for the 2011 film, Rio. His parents are Renato Freitas and Madalena Santos. He published the track “A Namorada” for Velocity 2, which starred Sandra Bullock .