Ratamahatta
Sepultura Lyrics


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(Um, dois, três, quatro)

Biboca garagem favela, biboca garagem favela!
Fubanga maloca bocada, fubanga maloca bocada!
Maloca bocada fubanga, maloca bocada fubanga!
Favela garagem biboca, favela garagem biboca, porra!

Um, dois, três, quatro
Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião
Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião
Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião
Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião

Hello uptown, hello downtown
Hello midtown, hello trench town

Ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta (hello)
Ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta (hello)
Ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta (hello)
Ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta (hello)
Ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta (hello)

Vamos detonar essa porra é, porra

Ratamahatta
Ratamahatta
Ratamahatta
Ratamahatta

Hello uptown, hello midtown
Hello downtown
Hello midtown
(Hello) ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta




(Hello) ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta
(Hello) ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Sepultura's song "Ratamahatta" appear to be a mixture of Portuguese and English phrases. The opening lines of the song do not hold a clear meaning since they use a mix of slang that may not be comprehensible to non-native speakers. However, it is possible to interpret the meaning of the verses from the overall context of the song. The repeated chorus of "Ratamahatta" suggests that this song explores a gritty and urban lifestyle. The song progresses with the names of three significant figures in Brazilian history, Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, and Lampião. These individuals reflect different periods of Brazilian history, including the colonial period, the slave trade period, and the periods of social unrest.


The phrases "Hello uptown, hello downtown, hello midtown, hello trench town" suggest that the song may be referring to the many different neighborhoods in Brazil's cities, including the more impoverished neighborhoods. "Vamos detonar essa porra é, porra" further indicates a rebellious and energetic take on life in Brazil's urban areas. Overall, the lyrics to "Ratamahatta" may seem a bit challenging to interpret, but they seem to reflect the atmosphere of Brazil's city life, including the struggles of those living in poor neighborhoods.


Line by Line Meaning

Biboca garagem favela, biboca garagem favela!
Small house garage slum, small house garage slum!


Fubanga maloca bocada, fubanga maloca bocada!
Inexpensive housing violent illegal drug use, inexpensive housing violent illegal drug use!


Maloca bocada fubanga, maloca bocada fubanga!
Inexpensive housing violent illegal drug use, inexpensive housing violent illegal drug use!


Favela garagem biboca, favela garagem biboca, porra!
Slum garage small house, slum garage small house, damn it!


Um, dois, três, quatro
One, two, three, four


Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião
Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião


Hello uptown, hello downtown
Greetings to the upper class, greetings to downtown


Hello midtown, hello trench town
Greetings to the middle class, greetings to the poor neighborhood


Ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta (hello)
A Brazilian city known for its cultural diversity and music scene, greeting the city


Vamos detonar essa porra é, porra
Let's blow this damn thing up, damn it


Ratamahatta
Ratamahatta


Hello uptown, hello midtown
Greetings to the upper class, greetings to the middle class


Hello downtown
Greetings to downtown


Hello midtown
Greetings to the middle class


(Hello) ratamahatta, ratamahatta, ratamahatta
Greetings to Ratamahatta, Ratamahatta, Ratamahatta




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Massimiliano A. Cavalera, Andreas Rudolf Kisser, Igor Cavalera, Paulo Xisto Jr. Pinto, Antonio Carlos Freitas

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@carlosbedoya4841

Biboca, garagem, favela
Biboca, garagem, favela
Fubanga, maloca, bocada
Fubanga, maloca, bocada

Maloca, bocada, fubanga
Maloca, bocada, fubanga
Favela, garagem, biboca
Favela, garagem, biboca

Porra!

Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião
Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião
Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião
Zé do Caixão, Zumbi, Lampião

Hello uptown
Hello downtown
Hello midtown
Hello trenchtown

Ratamahatta!

Ratamahat-mahata-hata
Mahata-hata-hata...

Vamo detonar essa porra!
É porra!

Ratamahatta...

Hello uptown
Hello midtown
Hello downtown
Hello midtown

Ratamahatta!



All comments from YouTube:

@benbauer9037

"dad why is my sisters name rose?"
"because your mother loves roses"
"thanks dad"
"no problem ratamahatta"

@TasmanianTigerGrrr

YES!!!

@transgender_penguin

Recycled comment

@TasmanianTigerGrrr

@@transgender_penguin still funny but

@Arthur-Silva

By that logic, my name would be Cunt.

@melissamcswain4739

@@Arthur-Silva how would you produce and respect your seed then.

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@pygmalion8926

This is the most raw and primal Metal I’ve ever listened to

@mouteg2176

Some system of a down songs are great too

@jmastro304

its fire for sure

@lapetitepatate1

go listen to pantera

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