℗ 1991, 1992 Crammed Discs ©️ 1991 Crammed Discs
Genre: jazz, world, a cappella, Afropean
This album is representing the seed of Zap Mama's musical journey.
2. NDJE MUKANIE
6. NABOMBELI YO
7. TAKE ME COCO
8. SON CUBANO
12. NE SUHE
15. DIN DIN
16. BRRRLAK !
Originally released on Crammed in 1991, Zap Mama’s a cappella debut album has become a classic, and influenced hosts of vocalists and musicians around the world.This was the acclaimed debut album by the famous Zaps, five young women of Congolese/Belgian origin who conquered the world with their joyous a cappella mix of Pygmy music, human beatbox sounds, Central African or Arabic pop tunes, ragamuffin under Zairian influence, Afro-Cuban rhythms, and a touch of soul & gospel... Zap Mama's origins, message and musical choices embodied and glorified the virtues of cultural mix and inter-racialism. The beauty and freshness of their vocal harmonies, their entertaining, humorous & energetic stage show generated tremendous enthusiasm all around Europe and the USA (where this record was the second best-selling world music album of 93, according to Billboard).