Gato Preto

Bio

Gato Preto ('Black Cat' in Portuguese) is a Afrofuturistic music duo based in Germany.

Gato Preto comprises rapper Gata Misteriosa (Mozambique/Portugal) and DJ/producer Lee Bass (Ghana/Germany). The group is known for unveiling African music paradise rooted in the polyrhythm of Ghanaian bass and Mozambican Portuguese slang.

The band built their name through stunning high energetic live performances fused with electronic beats and powerful live percussion as well as intense vocal prowess of Gata Misteriosa. Their stage outfits, dancers, visuals and contagious rhythms make up an electric live show that nobody could ever forget.

In 2015, the group performed at the African Futures Festival in Johannesburg and Uganda's Nyege Nyege Festival. They have collaborated with such international artists as Edu K, Spoek Mathambo and Mc Zulu.

In the press:

"Gato Preto's sound is insistent to the point of relentlessness: The globetrotting band piles on layer upon layer of percussion — traditional and electronic — while brandishing earworms like bazookas. Between the feast of rhythm and the wild Afro-futuristic garb, Gato Preto doesn't just put on a show; it makes a scene,” NPR Music.

"The best dance party of the week was thrown by Gato Preto. The group, which merges dance rhythms from Africa and Brazil with German electro, was dressed like warriors from a planet straight out of Sun Ra’s imagination,” Chicago Tribune.

“Afrofuturist global bass is how the members of Gato Preto describe their combustible blend of rap, funk and Senegalese drumming. The band is fronted by the explosively charismatic Gata Misteriosa, from Mozambique, who teamed up with the Ghanaian-German producer Lee Bass and Moussa Diallo, an incandescent djembe master from Senegal. Their set had a steamy carnival energy, with the relentless drive of the machine-made pulse amplified by heart-quickening flurries of live drumming,“ New York Times.

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Dia D (The Bumps Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (The Teacher Remix)
È Duro (feat. B. Crazy) (Rafael Aragon Remix)
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Gato Preto X Lee Bass - Black Stripes Edit (FREE DL)
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Gato Preto feat. Flavia Coelho + Rey Sapienz - Fala Comigo
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Tempo Remixes EP (Snippet)
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Feitico EP feat. MC ZULU + Flore (Snippit)
05:34
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Take A Stand (KD Soundsystem Remix)
03:53
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Take A Stand (Caballo Remix)
04:42
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Take A Stand (CHAPOtek Remix)
03:30
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Take A Stand (Quembino Remix)
08:57
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Take A Stand (Sichangi Remix)
03:31
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Take A Stand (Nelo's Xpression Remix)
07:38
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Take A Stand (Nuri Remix)
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Take A Stand (Original)
03:28
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Take A Stand (SUPERSAN Remix)
03:28
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Take A Stand (Teacher's Dirty Remix)
03:32
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Take A Stand (Vunkt Remix)
07:11
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Policia feat. Delasi
03:17
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Tempo
03:49
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BONUS - Televisão
04:31
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Moçambique
03:02
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Dia D
03:31
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Pirão
04:03
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Feitiço feat. Flore + MC ZULU
05:05
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Take a stand feat. Iche + Crooked Bois
03:28
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Puxa feat. BIZT
04:09
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Barulho feat. Edu K
03:46
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Pé na roda feat. Diamondog
03:59
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Dia D (Aero Manyelo DUB)
05:42
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Dia D (Aero Manyelo Remix)
05:42
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Dia D (Cafe de Calaveras Remix)
03:18
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Dia D (Illexandra Remix)
04:15
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Dia D (Jinku Remix)
05:57
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Dia D (Original)
03:31
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Dia D (THE BUMPS Remix)
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Dia D (Tikk Remix)
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Videos

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O Começo
Antonio's Song
Checa Lá (feat. Gata Misteriosa, Lee Bass)
Checa Lá (feat. Lee Bass, Gata Misteriosa) (Instrumental)
Fala Comigo (feat. Flavia Coelho, Rey Sapienz, DJ Hermanni) (DJ Hermanni Remix)
Fala Comigo (feat. Flavia Coelho, Rey Sapienz) (Daniel Monaco Remix)
Fala Comigo (feat. Flavia Coelho, Rey Sapienz) (DJ Emil Remix)
Fala Comigo (feat. Flavia Coelho) (Ghanaian Stallion Remix)
Fala Comigo (feat. Flavia Coelho) (Ghanaian Stallion Remix Instrumental)
Fala Comigo (feat. Flavia Coelho, Rey Sapiens)
Tempo (Nelo's Xpression)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars, Dino D'Santiago, Alberto Koenig, Rapaz 100 Juiz)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars) (Tom Excell Remix)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars) (Andres Digital Remix)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars) (Rebel up! Remix)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars) (Flux Trax Remix)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars) (Ronda Sound Collective Remix)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars) (Will Villa Remix)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars) (Bizt Remix)
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars, Nitry, Dino D'Santiago, Alberto Koenig, Rapaz 100...
Mendinga Carnival (feat. LusAfro Allstars) (Nixtamal Remix)
Feitiço (feat. MC Zulu, Flore)
Barulho (feat. Edu K)
Tempo
Pirão
Puxa (feat. Bizt)
Polícia (feat. Delasi)
Dia D
Pé na Roda (feat. Diamondog)
Televisão
Take a Stand (feat. Iche, Crooked Bois)
Intro „a Luta Continua"
Moçambique
O Branco Pó
Outra Pessoa
Entrar no Céu
Mais uma Noite
Hoje
Detalhes
Dança do Poste
Tempo
Balanço de Amor
Tempo (Nelo's Xpression)
Saca Me Desse Banze
Tempo (Figi Remix)
Tempo (Diezmo Remix)
Tempo (Crooked Bois Remix)
Tempo (Nelo Remix)
Tempo (Ozferti Remix)
Tempo (Labadi Drums Remix)
Feitiço (feat. Mc Zulu, Flore) (Boyfriend Remix)
Feitiço (feat. Flore, Mc Zulu) (Lata Dub Remix)
Feitiço (feat. Flore, Mc Zulu) (BAD ZU Remix)
Feitiço (feat. Mc Zulu, Flore) (Edu K Remix)
Feitiço (feat. Flore, Mc Zulu) (Ckrono Remix)
Barulho (DJ Edgar Remix)
Barulho (Flore Remix)
Barulho (Kush Arora Remix)
Pirao (Wobble Lovers Remix)
Pirao (Zee Reach Remix)
Pirao (Bizt Remix)
Pirao (Lee Bass Remix)
Pirao (Ckrono & Slesh Instrumental)
Pirao (Cafe de Calaveras Remix)
Pirao (Chuckupbeat Remix)
Pirao (Chaikov Remix)
Pirao (Ckrono & Slesh Vocal Mix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (Supersan Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (Nuri Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (KD Soundsystem Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (Quembino Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (Nelo Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (Vunkt Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (The Teacher Remix)
Dia D (Tikk Remix)
Dia D (The Bumps Remix)
Dia D (Cafe de Calaveras Remix)
Dia D (Illexandra Remix)
Dia D (Jinku Remix)
Dia D (Aero Manyelo Dub)
Dia D (Aero Manyelo Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (Caballo Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (Chapotek Remix)
Take a Stand (feat. Iche) (Sichangi Remix)
Dinheiro Negro
È Duro (feat. B. Crazy)
Dinheiro Negro (The Bumps Remix)
È Duro (feat. B. Crazy) (MKC Remix)
Dinheiro Negro (Guapo Feo Remix)
È Duro (feat. B. Crazy) (DJ Dizzy Remix)
Dinheiro Negro (Ackeejuice Rockers Remix)
È Duro (feat. B. Crazy) (Ertu Denli & Pushking Noize Remix)
Dinheiro Negro (Instrumental)
È Duro (feat. B. Crazy) (Makks Remix)
Dinheiro Negro (Chaikov Remix)
È Duro (feat. B. Crazy) (O.Live.R Remix)
È Duro (feat. B. Crazy) (Rafael Aragon Remix)
Dinheiro Negro (Bizt Remix)
Soundgals (feat. Meli Wharton)
Soundgals (feat. Meli Wharton) (Judiar Remix)
Soundgals (feat. Meli Wharton) (Mosca Verde Remix)
Soundgals (feat. Meli Wharton) (Pushking Noize Remix)
Soundgals (feat. Meli Wharton) (Brilla Remix)
Ckrono & Slesh Remix (feat. Meli Wharton)
Soundgals (feat. Meli Wharton) (Dazed Dog Remix)
Soundgals (feat. Meli Wharton) (Andy Kisaragi Remix)
Soundgals (feat. Meli Wharton) (Cafe De Calaveras Remix)
Antonio's Song

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DEBerlin, Germany
In operation since: 
2013

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