Gustavito is an expoent artist from New Tropicália. He is a composer, arranger, singer, instrumentalist and cultural activist. His last work “Quilombo Oriental” is based on Brazilian Carnival of Belo Horizonte, which mixes afrodescendent elements with indian music and the tropical heritage from Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso. His first Album “Só o Amor Constrói” was released in 2012 featuring the band “A Bicicleta” (The Bicicle) which accompany him since that.
Gustavito is one of the most notable figures of Carnival of Belo Horizonte. He co-founded important carnival blocs like “Então Brilha” and “Pena de Pavão de Krishna”, acting as a main singer in the last one.