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OQuadro is one of the bands from Bahia, Brazil, representing New-School Hip Hop (Nova Escola), seeking aesthetic innovation through dialogue with other musical styles and cultural movements. Their engaging lyrics extend the typical language of rap, with influences from other artforms, like literature and film. Their music also pulls in various styles – mixing Hip Hop with Dub, Afrobeat, Jazz and Ijexá.

OQuadro é uma das bandas, na Bahia, que representa essa tendência do Hip Hop, intitulada Nova Escola (New School), que busca inovações estéticas a partir do diálogo com outros estilos musicais e movimentos culturais. As composições do grupo oscilam entre a bravura e a brandura, o local e o universal, vão do ijexá ao afrobeat, sem deixar, por isso, de ser Rap.

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