Mbongwana Star – which translates from Lingala as Star of Change – put together a band which worked on a new sound of Congo .Drums are
mixed with howling electric guitars and the characteristics of a rock band to form a hypnotic mix – as self-evident as it is innovative.
Formed by Coco Ngambali and Theo Nsituvuidi former leaders composers guitarists of Staff Benda Bilili, Mbongwana Star (8 musicians)
consists of four paraplegics, all of whom were confined to wheelchairs after suffering polio as children, as well as several younger members:
guitarists, singers and comprise the rhythm section : NPunk Cubain and Randy, who performed on first Staff Benda Bilili’s album