Da Lata was originally founded by musician and producer Chris Franck and DJ Patrick Forge in the summer of 1996. The idea for the project was to blend afro-brazilian influences with modern dance sensibility incorporating both acoustic and electronic elements in the music. Early experimentation came in the form of remixes rather than original material which proved to be a great way of honing the sound and at the same time gave exposure to the name.
There's at least four artists under the name "Otto":
1.The composer, singer and percussionist Otto was born in Pernambuco, Brazil, and he was, among Chico Science, Fred 04 and others, a Manguebeat movement creator, that was a revolution to the Brazilian music. 2. aka DJ Toto from Colombia, who has avery nice release on the net-label Corporate Identity (http://www.corpid-label.de/) 3.A Turkish hardcore band from the Istanbul underground music scene To see the German comedian-act, director (and musician too) Otto Waalkes, click here: http://www.last.fm/music/Otto+Waalkes
Milton Nascimento (born 26 October, 1942) is a singer-songwriter who is considered one of the icons of Brazilian Music. Nascimento was born in Rio de Janeiro, and grew up in Três Pontas, Minas Gerais. His mother was the maid Maria do Carmo Nascimento. When he was just a few months old, the boy was adopted by the family for whom his mother had previously worked: the couple Josino Brito Campos (a banker, mathematics teacher and electronic technician) and Lília Silva Campos (a music teacher). He lived in the boroughs of Laranjeiras and Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro.