É Legal

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Lyrics, Translations, Music Video and Song Meaning


Song Lyrics

00:07 - O É Legal É Legal

Eng: O It's Cool It's Cool

00:10 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

00:12 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

00:14 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

00:16 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool, It's Cool

00:18 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

00:20 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

00:22 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

00:24 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

00:26 - A capoeira ela é luta e brincadeira

Eng: Capoeira is fighting and playing

00:27 - não importa se é ligeira se angola ou regional

Eng: it doesn't matter if it is mild if angola or regional

00:30 - A capoeira tem madinga tem rasteira

Eng: Capoeira has madinga has rasteira

00:32 - você planta bananeira

Eng: you plant banana tree

00:33 - você ginga e da mortal

Eng: you swing and the deadly

00:34 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

00:36 - jogar Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

00:38 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

00:39 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

00:41 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

00:43 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

00:45 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

00:47 - A capoeira essa luta brasileira de malicia e brincadeira

Eng: Capoeira she is fighting and playing

00:50 - Pois eu nunca vi igual

Eng: Cause I've never seen it

00:51 - na capoeira você joga bate palma

Eng: in capoeira you play clap

00:53 - você canta ladainha, Ainda toca berimbau

Eng: you sing ladainha, still play berimbau

00:55 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

00:57 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

00:59 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:01 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

01:03 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:05 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

01:07 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:08 - A capoeira ela é luta e brincadeira

Eng: Capoeira she is fighting and playing

01:11 - não importa se é ligeira se angola ou regional

Eng: it doesn't matter if it is mild if angola or regional

01:13 - A capoeira tem madinga tem rasteira

Eng: Capoeira has madinga has rasteira

01:14 - você planta bananeira

Eng: you plant banana tree

01:15 - você ginga e da mortal

Eng: you swing and the deadly

01:16 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:18 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

01:20 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:22 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

01:24 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:26 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

01:28 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:30 - A capoeira essa luta brasileira de malicia e brincadeira

Eng: Capoeira she is fighting and playing

01:33 - Pois eu nunca vi igual

Eng: Cause I've never seen it

01:34 - na capoeira você joga bate palma

Eng: in capoeira you play clap

01:35 - você canta ladainha, Ainda toca berimbau

Eng: you sing ladainha, still play berimbau

01:38 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:39 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

01:41 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:43 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

01:45 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:47 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

01:49 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:51 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

01:53 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:55 - jogar capoeira e tocar berimbau

Eng: play capoeira and play berimbau

01:57 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

01:59 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

02:01 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

02:02 - Oi joga Capoeira è um negocio legal

Eng: Oi plays Capoeira is a cool business

02:05 - É Legal É Legal

Eng: It's Cool It's Cool

History and sentiment behind song

The word legal (lay-GAU) has a double meaning in Portuguese. It means "legal" as in "not against the law" which is interesting because capoeira used to be illegal. The Brazilian Penal Code of 1890 prescribed two to six months in prison as a punishment for practicing capoeira or deportation for foreigners. But legal in colloquial Brazilian Portuguese also means "great," "cool," or "sweet".


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