Roberto Xalino (born March 21, 1987) is a Cape Verdean singer, rapper and producer who currently resides in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is the son of the Capeverdean singer and producer Val Xalino.
|Born||March 21, 1987|
Mindelo, São Vicente, Cape Verde
|Occupation(s)||singer, actor, producer, recorder|
He is best known as the son of Val Xalino who came from a Cape Verdean family of musicians named Xalino, singers of traditional music. His family once lived at 35 Rua de Moeda where famous singers in the 1950s and the 1960s visited including Eddy Moreno, Djuta Silva, Armando de Jon Xalino, Eduardo de Jon Xalino and his uncles Xante and Zuca Xalino. Female musician Djuta Silva had great success in Portugal and Africa along with Eddy Moreno in the 1950s. 35 Rua de Moeda was a famous house in Mindelo where most musicians and singers from the 1940s to the 1970s got their musical education. Some of these who started their careers were Cesária Évora (then girlfriend of Eduardo de Jon Xalino), Bana, cousin of the Xalino family, Luis Morais and Manuel de Novas.
Together with his brother, he visited Cape Verde in 2008 and appeared in a live concert.
|2004||Grandeza||Val Xalino, Eddy Moreno & Djô D’eloy|
|2006||Rainha de Beleza||Val Xalino, Roberto Xalino, Luis Silva and Jovino dos Santos|
|2011||Criod de São Cente||Val Xalino, Roberto Xalino, Manuel D’Novas, Luis Silva & Djô D’eloy|
|2012||Trazem Quel Morabeza||Val Xalino & Roberto Xalino|
|2013||Bem Balançód||Val Xalino & Roberto Xalino|
|2017||Nes Caminhada||Val Xalino, Robert Xalino & Djô d'Eloy|
|2008||Cape-Verde (Mornas & Coladeras)||Val Xalino, Tututa & Taninho, Léna Timas, Ingrid Monteiro|
- Lembra Tempo Vol. 2 (2008), DVD