His name is Gilson Menezes dos Santos. Born in Salvador, in the neighborhood of Tororó, Tatau started singing still small at age 14 and composing songs at age 16. He still worked as a percussionist. At the age of 18, he began his professional career by joining the band Araketu, when in 2008 he decided to leave the band to pursue a solo career. But four years later, the musician returned to command of the band, but currently follows solo career after a brief return. In addition, he participated in a festival, promoted by the Olodum group, in which he won the music of his own, “Olodum Protest”, which would later be Olodum’s best-known success. When ‘The Araketu’ plays, as what the song says, makes everyone jumpin’ and poppin’ like popcorn. Currently, the singer follows a solo career.