General D

Sergio Matsinhe

Also known as Général D, General D e Os Karapinhas

Discography of General D:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Black Magik Woman / Atake Dos Karapinhas 2 Audio 1995 EMI Music Portugal
2 Triad 11 Audio 1990-04-18 Nubian Records
3 PortuKKKal 3 Audio 1994
4 Kanimambo 14 Audio 1997 EMI-Valentim De Carvalho, Música Lda.
5 Triad 11 Audio 1990 Nubian Records
6 Black Magik Woman 3 Audio 1996 EMI
7 Pé Na Tchôn, Karapinha Na Céu 12 Audio 1995 EMI-Valentim De Carvalho, Música Lda.
8 Rappi Ta Doddo 3 Audio 1997 EMI-Valentim De Carvalho, Música Lda.


General D was born in Mozambique, Africa (a former Portuguese colony) and immigrated as a child to Lisbon. He was the first rapper in Portugal to sign a record deal. He signed a multi-album contract with the Portugal division of EMI Records. Although he rapped in Portuguese and drew inspiration from American artists such as Public Enemy, Ice Cube and Ice T, his music carried a distinct African flavor incorporating many live tribal percussion instruments. Although his whereabouts are unknown at this time, the charismatic and well loved General D should always be considered The Godfather of Portuguese hip hop.


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