Alex dos Santos Araújo (Santoz) is a singer, songwriter and beatmaker, born in Rio de Janeiro and raised in the northern suburb of Pavuna. The artist has influences that range from the samba root to the North American black music.
Santoz – EP / VOL. 1, 2 and 3 was released in 2015 and walks through different styles of black music, such as R&B, Funk, Soul and its ramifications, without leaving aside the influence of Brazilian music. The production of the disc is signed by Own, as well as a good part of the EP’s compositions.
In 2016, the artist released the work entitled Santoz Studio Session Vol. 1, which is directed by Léo Almeida, and is the live recording of the singer’s studio performance accompanied by his band. In this project the artist performs some songs that are part of his EP, and also the reinterpretation of the song Zé do caroço by the late Leci Brandão.
In 2018 he recorded and released the song Dinheiro é prestigio a samba of his authorship, the following year he released the song Me Permit which had his clip recorded at the hotel Selina in Lapa in a partnership with the audiovisual producer Free Dation (Angola). In addition to singer Santoz, he is also a bartender and in 2020 the artist launched on YouTube the Cocktails & Sessions channel, where he welcomes artists for a live and conversation at the bar he has at home.
Hip Hop, Instrumental, Jazz, Pop, Singers