Mama Kalunga is Virgínia Rodrigues’s fifth album, with artistic direction by Tiganá Santana and musical production by Sebastian Notini. Loyal to her African roots, the repertoire features the work of black composers such as Abigail Moura, Geraldo Filme, Moacir Santos, Nei Lopes, Paulinho da Viola, Roberto Mendes and Tiganá Santana. The album was nominated for best album and Virgínia won the prize for Best Female Artist in the MPB category at the 27o Prêmio da Música Brasileira.