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Favela Funk, also known as Baile Funk, is a subgenre of Brazilian funk carioca that originated in the favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro. This genre is characterized by its fast tempo and the use of explicit lyrics that address social and political issues.

Some of the most popular artists of Favela Funk include MC Kevinho, MC Guimê, and Anitta. MC Kevinho's hit song "Olha a Explosão" became an international sensation and garnered over 1 billion views on YouTube. MC Guimê, on the other hand, is known for his unique style that combines funk music with rap.

In Brazil, Favela Funk has a massive following and has even inspired a cultural movement. Favela parties, or Baile Funk parties, are held regularly in Rio de Janeiro and other cities, attracting thousands of people.

In terms of radio stations, some Brazilian radio stations that play Favela Funk include FM O Dia, which is known for playing various funk carioca subgenres, and Beat98, which plays a mix of pop, hip-hop, and funk music.

However, it's important to note that Favela Funk has faced criticism for its explicit lyrics and portrayal of violence, drug use, and objectification of women. Despite this, the genre continues to be a significant part of Brazilian music culture and has even gained popularity in other countries.