Nação Zumbi

Nação Zumbi
Nação Zumbi

Chico Science & Nação Zumbi in 1994
Background information
Also known as Chico Science & Nação Zumbi
Origin Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Genres Manguebeat, funk rock, punk rock, art rock, psychedelic rock
Years active 1991–present
Labels Sony Music, Trama, YB Music
Associated acts Chico Science
Jorge Du Peixe
Lucio Maia
Alexandre Dengue
Gilmar Bola Oito
Toca Ogan
Past members
Chico Science

Nação Zumbi (formerly Chico Science & Nação Zumbi) is a Brazilian rock band formed by Chico Science. The musicians of the group continued as Nação Zumbi after Chico died in a car accident on February 2, 1997.

In their songs they experiment with mixing of rock, punk rock, funk, hip hop, soul and Brazilian traditional music, with heavy use of percussion instruments. They are part of the Mangue Beat movement.

They released two albums by the time of Chico's death, Da lama ao caos (From Mud to Chaos) in 1994 and Afrociberdelia in 1996. Both were critically acclaimed.[1][2]

In 1996, Nação Zumbi contributed Maracatu Atômico to the AIDS-Benefit Album Red Hot + Rio produced by the Red Hot Organization.


  • 1994: Da lama ao caos
  • 1996: Afrociberdelia
  • 1998: CSNZ
  • 2000: Rádio S.AMB.A
  • 2002: Nação Zumbi
  • 2005: Futura
  • 2007: Fome de tudo


  1. ^ Snowden, Don. "Da lama ao caos". Allmusic. Retrieved 28 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Snowden, Don. "Afrociberdelia". Allmusic. Retrieved 28 March 2010. 

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