Sabotage

Musical Artist

1973 – 2003

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Who was Sabotage?

Mauro Mateus dos Santos, better known by his stage name Sabotage, was a Brazilian MC.

Having grown up slinging drugs in São Paulo’s rough South Zone, he became one of the biggest sensations of hip hop in Brazil with the release of his first and only album in 2001, titled Rap é Compromisso. Also he participated on others records, such as group Sepultura's Revolusongs EP, recording a cover of Public Enemy's "Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos", which was released in 2002, he acted in and recorded the soundtrack to the Brazilian film "The Trespasser and also acted in Carandiru.

In 2003, the rapper was shot to death in the head and chest four times, it is believed he was killed by revenge from a drug dealer.

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Born
Apr 13, 1973
São Paulo
Also known as
  • Mauro Mateus dos Santos
  • Sabota
  • Sabotinha
  • Maurin
  • Lenda
  • Cachorro Loko
  • Neguin
  • Maurinho
Spouses
Nationality
  • Brazil
Profession
Died
Jan 24, 2003
São Paulo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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