Zuzuka here again and today I have loads for all you Generation Bassers’.


For those that don’t know, Vigarista Collective is a New York based creative collective consisting of me, Gandja Monteiro, Irene Topshelf, Supervixen, Charlene Foster  & Carol Albuquerque


In collaboration with Le Poisson Rouge, it showcases some of the hottest new tropical sounds from across the globe every second Friday of the month. The rotation consists of an exotic blend ranging from Baile Funk, Dancehall, Ghettotech, Booty Bass, Afrobass, and many other tropical delights.

BOOmCha!!!  World Bass Movement



(Apavoramento Sound Sytem/ Neurotic Bass)

WOOLES (aka Dj John Woo) is one of the Rio pioneer of contemporary funk crossover, has been practicing the mixture of funk with breakbeats since 1999.

Creator of the infamous Apavoramento Sound System, which combine music, crazy parties, videos, documentaries and Tv shows, has played as a Apavoramento’s live pa member in many brazilian music and film festivals and at gigs in Barcelona, London and Amsterdam. Wooles, Blunt, Neurose , Zuzuka Poderosa and other ghouls they recently developed a label and a manifesto called: Rio Neurotic Bass that only works with frequencies below 7Hz causing symptoms of paranoia, dilated pupils, booty shaking and elicit consumption. WOOLES consist of 1 hour audio video set mixes terror, scratches and conspiracies, always with deep hypnotic bass frequencies, recreating the divided city and the tremendous energy of its beats.

Singer/songwriter/rapper/violinist, “JOYA BRAVO” is a New York native born in Queens and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Conceived by Jamaican parents, Bravo’s upbringing was conservative, but musically charged.
Bravo began playing the violin at age nine. Her success eventually earned her a chair in the Metropolitan Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra (a highly accredited youth ensemble in the southeast region).
She has recently performed with Grammy Award Winners The Roots at the Highline Ballroom. As an all around creative artist, this powerhouse talent has a clear message to share with the world. She seeks to spread ideals of self-realization, collaboration and positive progression to future generations of the world through her craft.

A Milli Mix by JOYA BRAVO by rogeriocubas

SuperStar Mix – JOYA BRAVO by rogeriocubas

DJ JMAY & GUESTS(Lions of Brueckelen )


JMAY has achieved a no.1 ranking on both and (two of the largest music communities online) for his hip hop productions.
This led to creation of JMAY productions LLC, and writing, producing and remixing for talent in UK, Germany, France and Japan . Upon moving to Brooklyn, Jmay began to remix vintage African tracks from vinyl, compile mix-tapes, and run a recording studio. Under his new production company Super Villiany, JMAY formed a Dancehall/AfroBeat group with good friend King Ramses, entitled “De Lions of Brueckelen”.

(Xao Productions)


DJ Comrade is part of Xão Productions, a record label and events production company based in NYC and Rio de Janeiro.

Focusing primarily on Funk Carioca (or Baile Funk),but mixing in all sorts of other genres,(Hip-Hop/Crunk, Dancehall, Kuduro, Old-SchoolHouse, Miami Bass, etc). What seperates DJ Comrade are of his sets performed Liveon the Akai MPD (MPC) drum sampler. In true Funk Carioca style, creating live ‘Montagems’ – (mash-ups, remixes, party breaks) and original tunes on the fly.

Sunglasses (Keep Your Shades On) Official Baile Funk Remix Ft. Bruckup & Shaggy by xaoproductions

++ Surprise Guests!!

Vodka Red Bull specials all night!!

10pm – 4am
21 W/ ID
$ 5 Advance RSVP [email protected]
$ 8 Door

158 Bleecker street


Tune in this Wednesday Nov. 11 at The Big Cover Up on 5-pm

Radio host  Small Change welcomes  (me) Zuzuka Poderosa and guests WOOLES DJ, Joya Bravo & DJ JMAY

Check out my updated myspace page, new songs, layouts and more!

Also check out my latest interview on Mcjawn Philly based arts & culture online magazine.


Download a great new remix of my tune, “Entre e Sai” Piano Riddim RMX by BLND!! Hungary producer & DJ

Zuzuka Poderosa – Entre e sai (blnd! Piano Funk Riddim Mix) by blnd

Zuzuka upcoming shows:

120 – NYC- November 11 – 5pm
The Barbary- Philly – November 12
Le Poisson Rouge- NYC- November 13
Santos – NYC – November 19
Nublu – NYC – December 17

Check out Vigarista Collective video

Zuzuka Poderosa
Vigarista Collective

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