Produced in 1984 in São Paulo through the new pagode wave from the ’80s, the Katinguelê acquired its song “Doce Sabor” included on the compilation Chopapo, the name of 1 from the nightclubs that marketed the genre in Santo André (São Paulo). The music got great airplay, and in 1992 arrived their first recording, the self-employed Bem no Íntimo, including the strikes “Deusa ou Menina,” “Eleni,” and “Bem no Íntimo.” In 1994, the group released their second record, Meu Recado, also individually, that got achievement with “Corpo Lúcido,” “Cilada,” “Pra Gente Matar a Saudade,” and “Separação.” Nationwide adoration was included with their third one, Zero Compasso perform Criador (Warner Bros.), which quickly offered 700,000 copies on the effectiveness of “Só Pedindo Bis,” “Recado ? Minha Amada,” and “Zero Compasso perform Criador.” Katinguelê na Área (1998) got among the band’s biggest strikes, “Inaraí,” and in addition got Zeca Pagodinho as a particular visitor. Pagodinho also participated within the demonstrates commemorated the 15th wedding anniversary of the music group in 1999 in São Paulo, when their live recording was documented. Also in 1999, the Katinguelê participated in it Globo end-of-the-year unique.