Famous for founding and fronting the African music band Wenge Maison Mère (WMM), the Artist known as Werrason recorded more than a dozen albums between 1997 and 2013. These include the French Golden Record-winning Solola Bien (1999) and the 2001 solo album Kibuisa Mpimpa.
While studying toward a university degree in accounting, he formed a band called Wenge Musica 4x4 B.C.B.G Tout-Terrain.
A humanitarian as well as a musician, he was given the United Nations' Universal Ambassador of Peace title.
Born Noel Ngiama Makanda, he grew up in Moliambo, Kwilu District, Democratic Republic of the Congo.