Nguzunguzu are massive and have been one of the most respected production teams in Dance Underground circles for some years but mainstream success has thus far inexplicably eluded them. I’m quite sure it won’t stay that way for too long. I certainly hope so anyway.
Their new Perfect Lullaby Mixtape, Volume 3 dropped a few days ago. Slept on it as I’ve been too consumed with trying to overcome the demise of my beloved Purple One. I rarely ever get emotional about these things in public but this one is really unavoidable and I can’t help it.
Anyway, the Perfect Lullaby is the best Mixtape series of the past 5 years, it’s simply GENIUS. They kicked off with the first volume in 2011, at least a few years before the Zouk, Tarraxo, Kizomba interest had hit the dance underground and so they were way, way ahead with that.
Volume 2 dropped in 2014 and now 2 years later we have Volume 3. It fills me with great pride to see many artists on this mixtape who we have either featured/been introduced on the Generation Bass blog and also released on our digi label. Artists like, Dj Paparazzi, Nindja, Willy G, Dj Express and Dj Bebedera.
The new mixtape follows the trend of the past 2, gorgeous, glorious and gigantic mind-blowing and beautiful Tarraxinha, Zouk & Kizomba tracks and edits fused with American RnB. Many of the edits are by the production duo and it’s always a delight to hear Asma’s voice in these recordings, she has such a humourous twang to it.
This is the mixtape of the year, beautifully put together and absolutely ESSENTIAL listening.
Art of Noise- Moments in Love (MA tarraxo remix)
JB- Wifey ghetto zouk remix (ice twinz vocal edit)
Nindja- Una Mattina (reedition)
Drake x Dinamarca- 10 Elásticos
Spice- Snake Charmer
Anju Blaxx- Punjabi Riddim
Willy G- Angela
Dotorado Pro- African Scream kizomba
Hitmakerchinx- No matter what day say
Master Pi- kizomba nva era
Nindja- In the Air Tonight
Willy G/ Janet Jackson- No Sleep Tarraxa Xui Xui (Ma Mash up)
Dj Silva Vs. Neuza & Mika Mendes- Cinderela Remexe
Rvssian- Customer care
Dj Express- Drunk n Fuck Kizomba remix
Mr. Shada- Evolution (kk chop)
Dj BeBeDeRa/ Keyshia Cole- Massacre Guetto Zouk/ Changed my mind (MA edit)
Dj Express- Zoukstep samp
Dj BeBeDeRa/Bryson Tiller- Invencoes Malaises Exchange (Ma mash up)
El Xowan- Secreto Prohibido
Dj Paparazzi- Me Tarraxa Assim
Dj Paparazzi- Mi Ma Bo
Dj Dotorado ft Dj Babaz Fox- Tarraxo ki kuia
Dj dotorado ft dj babaz fox -tarraxo ki kuia vs trey songz oh nana
Uknown – Skynet kizomba vs mila j my main (NA edit)
Dotorado – me da? so? do quadradinho
Dj Willy G – Perfeito
Vybz Kartel – im sprung remix
Jeremih ft Ty Dolla Sign – Impatient (Florentino remix)
Arcangel De La Ghetto Sin Mucha Demora vs Dj Lilocox Tarraxo Electrico (rmx de DJ Maboku)
Elji Beatzkilla – Tarraxa Umm (refixed)
Nindja – Venha
Mariah Carey – boy i need you (NA tarracho edit)
Khaos – One Fuck
Rich Gang – Milk Marie (NA tarracho edit)
Yaviah – Sensual Bebe (NA tarracha edit)
Jhene Aiko – Worthy Kizomba – (Ma mash)
Bobby V – Take Control (NA Tarracha edit)
Deejay Gamboa – Nha Rainha 2015
Dj Bebedera – Tarracho Viva el Puerto Rico
Dotorado – Indian
Deejay Gamboa – Ana Kkkkkk
Tarracho Inc- Bittersweet Kizomba
Nguzunguzu have also announced a 12″ release of ‘Perfect Lullaby Edits’, courtesy of UNO NYC’s imprint NORELATION.
A MUST BUY!
Perfect Lullaby Edits 12”
(NORELATION, May 15th)
A1. Yuki Koshimoto Tarrachi Exxelent
A2. Ashanti Salez
B1. He Is In My Harp
B2. I Run It / Swagger Barefoot