Quebra Gereba

Lyrics, Translations, Music Video and Song Meaning

Song Lyrics

1:47 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

1:49 - Oi a quebra gereba

Eng: Hey break it Gereba

1:50 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

1:51 - Quebra tudo hoje!

Eng: Break everything today!

1:52 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

1:54 - Eh amanha o que que quebra?

Eng: Hey tomorrow, what breaks?

1:55 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

1:56 - Eh quebra gereba

Eng: Eh break Geraba

1:57 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

1:59 - Eh quebra gereba

Eng: Eh break Geraba

2:00 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:01 - Eh quebra tudo hoje!

Eng: Eh break everything today!

2:03 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:04 - Eh amanha o que que quebra?

Eng: Hey tomorrow, what breaks?

2:05 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:09 - Oi a quebra gereba

Eng: Hey break it Gereba

2:11 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:12 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:14 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:15 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:16 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:17 - Eh quebra gereba

Eng: Eh break Geraba

2:19 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:20 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:21 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:23 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:24 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:25 - Eh nada deixa Quebra!

Eng: Eh nothing leaves Break!

2:27 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:28 - Eh quebra tudo hoje

Eng: Eh break everything today!

2:29 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:30 - Eh amanha o que que quebra?

Eng: Hey tomorrow, what breaks?

2:32 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:33 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:34 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:36 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:37 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:38 - Quebra tudo hoje

Eng: Break everything today!

2:40 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:41 - Eh amanha o que que quebra

Eng: Hey tomorrow, what breaks?

2:41 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:42 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:44 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:45 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:46 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:47 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:49 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:50 - Quebra tudo hoje

Eng: Break everything today!

2:51 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:52 - Eh amanha o que que quebra

Eng: Hey tomorrow, what breaks?

2:54 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:55 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:56 - Quebra

Eng: Break It

2:58 - Quebra gereba

Eng: Break Gereba

2:59 - Quebra

Eng: Break It


History and sentiment behind song

The song "Quebra gereba" is well known in capoeira rodas as a song of challenge. When sung, it is characterized by a fast game, where capoeira exchange blows to see who will leave "broken". To sing "you break today, tomorrow who breaks you?", they do allude to patience that a capoeirista has to strike at the right time. And a warning that the "fight" will not be forgotten.

Gereba (jeh-DEH-bah): This is the last name of a popular person whose name children would call. It can also refer to "melon", and slang for the male sex organ. Gereba also means someone who is hard to take down.


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