In the world of house music the tastemakers and all round disco-shakers are nothing short
of influential, bringing addictive beats with soul. Chocolate Puma have hollered at the
charts from day one breaking records from Miami to Montreal, known by fellow dance
music innovator Laidback Luke as the Godfather’s of Dutch house music. 24 years in the
studio and 14 years behind the decks, the duo of René and Gaston are distinguished
creators and innovators of house music.
Breathing heart and soul, the Chocolate Puma project has always delivered countless funk
in the music from early house, techno and underground gay disco to early hip-hop beats
flourishing in this generation, catching the attention of fans globally. Influenced by the
sounds of fresh artists surrounding their studio, the Chocolate Puma beast excites in a
futuristic way leaving nothing but heads bopping.
The break in dance music has evolved these innovators, releasing on their labels Fresh
Fruit Records and Pssst Music and delivering a disciplined spark on labels like Spinnin, Dim
Mak, Defected, Size and MixMash Records, there is no doubt the house music legends rise
above the sound brackets and generation gaps. Trailblazers to the end, the pair have
dominated on Beatport with #1 pole with Firebeatz ‘I Cant Understand’, ‘Tonco Tone’,
‘Disco Electrique’ and ‘Touch Me’ with Bingo Players too all made it to #1 in the main
chart. Collaborating with Tommie Sunshine and Junior Sanchez too, the fire is alive putting
out the call for remix runs for the honourable Nile Rogers, David Guetta, NERVO, Janelle
Monae and stage possessors Major Lazer.
The tour road keeps the tinge of driving bass lines and Africanism of the true Chocolate
Puma sound alive, keeping the shows a mile away from the mediocre. Alongside Laidback
Luke, Tchami and young-gun Oliver Heldens, the soul from the console blazes with the old
school meeting the new school. Telling the house music story at EDC Las Vegas, Pacha
globally, Ushuaia Ibiza, The Netherlands’ Solar Festival, Super You & Me NYC and countless
more, the seamless playlists and dance-floor pounding vibes are a Chocolate Puma patent.
House music in the beginning. House music to the end. Read more
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