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July 9, 2013

Brazilians mourn funk singer killed onstage

Netizens call for peace after MC Daleste is shot to death during performance.

Translation: "Funk Calls For Peace"

The concert shooting of a popular Brazilian funk singer has spurred an outpouring of grief online. MC Daleste was killed while performing a free concert in the city of Campinas outside Sao Paulo on July 6.  Fans took their sentiments to Twitter, as well as the singer's popular Facebook page.

A video showing the moment he was shot has gone viral, with almost six million views in three days.