Werrason – Satellite: A Hit Song from the Congolese Music Star
Werrason is a popular Congolese musician and leader of the band Wenge Musica Maison MÃ¨re. He is known for his energetic and charismatic performances, as well as his fusion of traditional and modern styles of African music.
One of his most successful songs is Satellite, which was released in 2012 as part of a maxi-single titled Satellite + 2. The song is a catchy and upbeat tune that showcases Werrason’s vocal skills and his ability to create catchy hooks and melodies. The song also features the animations of Lobeso Tigre, Diego Cao, Brandone, and Liboka, who add flavor and humor to the song with their chants and interjections.
The song has a video clip that was uploaded on YouTube by 243 Music, Werrason’s official channel. The video has over 1.3 million views as of May 2023. The video shows Werrason and his band performing the song in various locations, such as a studio, a beach, a park, and a nightclub. The video also features dancers, models, and fans who join in the fun and excitement of the song.
Satellite is a song that celebrates love and happiness, as Werrason sings about how his lover is like a satellite that guides him and makes him feel good. He also praises her beauty and charm, and expresses his desire to be with her forever. The song is a testament to Werrason’s talent and popularity, as well as his contribution to the Congolese music scene.
Werrason was born on December 25, 1965 in Moliambo, a small village in western DRC, in Kikwit region, Kwilu District. He started singing in church as a child, and later played drums in a band as a teenager. He studied accounting in college, where he met his friends and future bandmates Didier Masela, AimÃ© Buanga, Machiro Kifaya, and others. They formed Wenge Musica in 1981, and were later joined by J.B Mpiana.
Wenge Musica became one of the most popular bands in Congolese music, known for their soukous style and their charismatic performances. They released several albums and toured extensively in Africa and Europe. However, the band split in 1997 due to internal conflicts and rivalries. Werrason, Masela, and Dominguez then created Wenge Musica Maison MÃ¨re (WMMM), a band based at Zamba Playa in Kinshasa. They recruited young musicians from across the country, and established themselves as a leading force in the African music scene.
Werrason released his first solo album, Kibuisa Mpimpa, in 2001. The album was a huge success, winning him two Kora awards for Best Artist in Africa and Best Album in Central Africa. He also performed at the ZÃ©nith Paris, one of the largest concert halls in France. He followed up with another solo album, TÃ©moignage, in 2005. He also continued to release albums with WMMM, such as Solola Bien (1999), Alerte Generale (2004), Sous-Sol (2006), Temps Present (2008), Techno Malewa (2009-2010), Fleche Ingeta (2014), and Formidable (2019).
Werrason is known for his fusion of traditional and modern styles of African music, as well as his incorporation of rock, reggae, rap, and other genres. He is also known for his energetic and charismatic stage presence, his elaborate choreography and costumes, his social and political messages, and his creation of new dance moves. He has collaborated with artists such as Shaggy, Youssou N’Dour, Koffi Olomide, and Fally Ipupa. He has also been involved in humanitarian and peace initiatives, such as performing for Pope John Paul II and being appointed as a UNICEF ambassador.