Singer who is widely credited with helping to revive northeastern Brazilian musical styles like maracatu and samba de roda. She has performed at major events like the 2016 Summer Olympics, where she performed the song "Pelo Tempo Que Durar" in front of the Olympic flame.
She began her career as a backing vocalist for artists like Timbalada,.
She was the queen of the 2007 Gay Pride Parade in Salvador.
She has children named Pedro, João, Maria and Bento.
She is a former backing vocalist for Carlinhos Brown.