Trio Mocoto

The group received in 2001 the APCA (São Paulo Art Critics Association ) award for Best Group, and in 2006 Nereu's album as solo artist "Samba Power" received again the APCA, this time with Best Album of the Year. In 2011, they collaborated with Mayra Andrade on the song "Berimbau" for the Red Hot Organization's most recent charitable album Red Hot+Rio 2. The album is a follow-up to the 1996 Red Hot + Rio. Proceeds from the sales are donated to raise awareness and money to fight AIDS/HIV and related health and social issues.