Malía Machado, or simply Malía, is the star of the moment. Coming from Cidade de Deus, in the West side of Rio, she saw their first single, “Escuta”, achieve half a million views. At 19, Malía, who drew people’s attentions in the Carnival of Rio, will have one of her singes featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming season of "Malhação", a Globo TV series. The singer's charisma and talent will touch the audience’s hearts at Espaço Favela on Sept 29.