The first Congolese musician to feature electronic instruments on his 1987 album, Nzinzi, as well as being the first central African to accomplish this feat.
He joined the band Viva La Musica while attending the University of Lubumbashi in 1977.
He held a concert in 1997 with an audience of close to 80,000 people, a record at the time.
His family comes from Kikwit.
He was an innovative musician like Bob Marley.