Dua Lipa, in her concert at Rock in Rio, was the star of the last day.
Britain’s Dua Lipa, one of the current world queens of pop, lowered the curtain on Rock in Rio this Sunday after 250 concerts in seven dayson a night when all the stages of the Rio de Janeiro festival served as an exclusive showcase for powerful female voices. Dua Lipa will perform in Argentina on Tuesday 13 September and Wednesday 14 September in the Argentine polo field.
On the seventh day of the new edition of Rock in Rio in Brazil, intended to “empower female artists”has had as great attractions this evening, in addition to Dua Lipa, also a British singer of Kosovar origin Rita praysto the Americans Megan you stallion and Macy Gray, formerly Brazilians Ivete Sangalo and Ludmilla.
Dua Lipa offered a slightly modified version of her “Future Nostalgia” tour in Rio de Janeiro, in which she promotes the self-titled album she released in 2020, although she included her early hits in the repertoire, such as New rulesand their associations with Elton John (Cold heart) Y Calvin Harris (a kiss).
Close to disco music and distressing lyrics
the concert of the most listened to woman on Spotify around the world and the third most famous artist on the platform offered a summary of the songs they make up Future nostalgiathat take up the “disco music” of the 70s and 80s but with a more futuristic version and with lyrics about their anguish.
The contagious rhythm of his songs, logically, made the 100,000 spectators who came to the City of Rock dance this Sunday to say goodbye to the music festival, especially with hits Physicistwith which you opened the presentation, and break my heart Y Levitating.
The Rock in Río said goodbye until its next editionn, in 2024, with the 27-year-old British singer performing Don’t start nowhis biggest hit, to the delight of his fans.
The star of the last Grammys
American rapper Megan Thee Stallion not only moved the audience when she appeared dressed in a costume as a dancer from the Rio de Janeiro Carnival samba school. but also bringing various fans on stage to sing and dance with her when she performed Balance Y cat kitten.
Protagonist of the latest edition of the Grammys, in which received three awardshas included the songs in his repertoire WAPwhich he produced in association with Cardi B; Savage-Remixthe result of its association with Beyoncéand, logically, Sweeter cakeprecisely with Dua Lipa.
The rapper began his concert with more realsuccess of his first commercial album (fever2019), before starting to highlight songs from his latest album traumazinafor which he had to get rid of the heavy costume that made his choreography difficult.
And on the day of women’s emancipation, she did not refrain from criticizing machismo. “My body, my decision. We give those men the middle finger and tell them to go fuck themselves“, She said.
Rita prays27 years old, he took advantage of his first time at Rock in Rio to show off his powerful voice and his collection of pop hits.
The singer opened her concert with the introduction of Ritualhis collaboration with Tiesto in 2019, and with the vivacious Greatfruit of his association with David Guetta, before making the audience dance I will never let you downone of his greatest hits.
He immediately performed the main songs of his two albums, mainly of Phoenix (2018) and won the audience by bringing singer Pabllo Vittar as a guestwho he described as “one of the greatest Brazilian artists I know” and with whom he sang the love of Quenga.
and the American Macy Grayauthor of the classic I triedshowed that, at 55, still tShe has the full, intense voice that made her famous.
Gray began his concert by performing the song A woman at the end of the world in homage to the Brazilian singer Elza Soaresdied last January and became the greatest Brazilian female voice of the last century.
The American not only performed her main hits, such as Related to a psychopath Y Why did not you call melike his version of classics from other artists like Bring with you (Prince), creep (Radiohead) Y You think I’m sexy (Rod Stewart). And it ended, logically, with I tried.
The new edition of Rock in Rio, the twenty-first in its history and the ninth in the Brazilian city where he was born in 1985, ended this Sunday after seven days of music. The festival featured concerts on September 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10 and 11.
Bands like them Iron Maiden, Guns N ‘Roses, Coldplay, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato, Post Malone, Camila Cabello and Avril Lavigne.
Although tickets for Dua Lipa at Campo Argentino de Polo this Tuesday and Wednesday are practically sold out, the rest can be found on the AllAccess website.
Source: EFE / Carlos A. Moreno