It must be hard, trying to start your own musical career, while your father is the famous Cape Verdian musician Boy gé Mendes. But Mika Mendes managed very well. He made his debut as a zouk musician on the compilation “alliança” and has since sung on many compilation albums, like those of Philip Monteiro. In 2005, he records the album Paulo & Mika (New style). A year later, he is contracted Nichols to take part on a Marcía abum.