[ View the story "Brazilians mourn funk singer killed onstage" on Storify] Brazilians mourn funk singer killed onstage Netizens call for peace after MC Daleste is shot to death during performance.
The Stream· Tue, Jul 09 2013 11:46:42 Warning : This video contains graphic content.
Mc Daleste toma tiro em show ( Força Daleste)EquipeVisionPro
Fans shared images of the singer, such as the ones below, on Facebook and Twitter.
Eternal to me, eternal to you, eternal to all of us.
Eterno pra mim, eterno pra você, eterno pra todos nós <i></i> <a href="/hashtag/daleste" class="_58cn">#Daleste</a>MC DALESTE
Gabriel tweets, "
MC Daleste didn't die, his days of fighting on earth simply ended so he could start his glory in the sky. #LUTO"
Daleste's death sparked cries for an end to violence, with many using the hashtag #OFunkPedePaz (#FunkCallsForPeace).
Caio writes below:
"You, me and him, we all ask for peace, and also equal rights, that's enough violence, no one can take it anymore. #FunkCallsForPeace"
Eu, você e ele todo mundo pede a paz, e também direitos iguais, chega de violência ninguém aguenta mais. #OFunkPedePazCaio Maia
Netizens also used #OFunkPedePaz to criticise the musician for
advocating violence against the police. A more recent song, "
O Gigante Acordou
" (The Giant Has Awoken), encourages Brazilians to join the
against government corruption and police brutality.
"Lyrics from MC Daleste's music: 'Killing the police is our goal'...and still they call for peace."
#OFunkPedePaz Trecho da música do Mc Daleste: "Matar os policia é a nossa meta"... E ainda pedem pazMaicon Douglas
"Funk calls for peace? In what world? Funk always defended violence and people are asking for peace?"
#OFunkPedePaz Funk Pede paz?Em qual mundo?o Funk Sempre Fez apologia a Violência e Tem gente pedindo paz?To solteiro '
The singer was
on Monday in a cemetery in Sao Paulo.