The composer and percussionist, Marco Lobo, is well known throughout Brazil and the World. After performing with artists such as Milton Nascimento, Gilberto Gil, Marisa Monte, Billy Cobham and Marcus Miller, the artist decided to concentrate on his own projects: Eu Vim da Bahia, World Percussion Ensemble, YAMÍ MUSIC and Marco Lobo Quintet.
The singer released her fifth album, Mama Kalunga in 2015. In 2016, the CD was nominated for Best Album at the 27o Prêmio da Música Brasileira, and Virgínia received the award for Best Female Singer in the MPB category. In 2017, Virgínia will commemorate her 20-year career with a show in Curitiba followed by shows all over Brazil. For 2018, the artist is preparing tours of Europe in April and of the United States in October.