Valesca Reis Santos, better known as Valesca Popozuda (born October 6, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian musician, dancer and former reality show contestant. She is the current singer for the Brazilian funk carioca band Gaiola das Popozudas. Her name means "Valesca Big-ass" in Portuguese.
Valesca was born in October 6, 1978, in the Irajá neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has a son called Pablo (born in 1999) and currently lives in her birth city.
She is a founding member of the Brazilian funk carioca group Gaiola das Popozudas, which was created in the beginning of the 2000s (decade), whose most famous songs include "Late que eu tô passando" (Bark Because I'm Passing by), "Agora eu sou solteira" (Now I'm Single) and its uncensored version, "Agora eu virei puta" (Now I've Become a w****), and "Quero te dar" (I Want to Be F***ed by You). Valesca is noted for her slightly hoarse voice, for her irreverence and large buttocks (which are insured for R$5.000.000, have 550ml silicone implants in each side and are big enough to balance a glass). She was the June 2009 Playmate of the Brazilian Playboy. In 2011, she was participated in the fourth edition of the Brazilian reality show A Fazenda, where she finished 4th.
Valesca, an admirer of the ex-president Lula, has written a song dedicated to him, which includes a controversial statement: "conheci o Lula no Complexo do Alemão, e ele não tirou o olho do meu popozão", Portuguese to "I met Lula at Complexo do Alemão and he didn't stop staring at my big ass".