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Gato Preto



Biography

Their masked mystique is the music – a tropical bass thunderstorm of candy rain and sound clouds. Gato Preto – the producer Lee Bass and rapper/singer Gata Misteriosa – unveil the African music paradise reflecting their roots in the polyrhythm of Bass from Ghana, the Portuguese slang of Gatas Mozambique and live, with the incredible Djembe of Moussa Diallo from Senegal.

Unique is what they are live: afrofuturistic outfits combined with Gata jumping the stage, Lee kicking the beats & synthies and Moussa hitting the Djembe live. This pan-african act has been invited several times to Africa! Gato Preto played at the African Futures Festival in Johannesburg in 2015 and Gato Preto headlined the Nyenge Nyege Festival in Uganda in 2016.

Gato Preto are part of the international afro-futuristic scene where they travel around the globe. Collaborations with many international artists like Symbiz Sound, Schlachthof Bronx, Aero Manyelo, Edu K, Daniel Haaksman, KD Soundsystem, Mc Zulu and many more are in the making...

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Video 4/2/2019: Gato Preto

Gato Preto—the producer Lee Bass and rapper/singer Gata Misteriosa—unveil the African music paradise reflecting their roots in the polyrhythm of Bass from Ghana, the Portuguese slang of Gatas Mozambique, and the incredible Djembe of Moussa Diallo from Senegal.

 Gato Preto