This young music outfit was established in the year 2014 by a young man who was born with music flowing in his blood. Known as Thomas Ongala, the son of the late Congolese rumba legend Remmy Ongala. After the death of his father in 2010, he decided to grab the mantel and continue with this legacy. He began playing with his fathers veteran band before he began his solo career. Mostly, he performs his fathers hits with his own twist to them. However he has started writing his own music that he would define as Afro rumba. The name Bongo Beats was inherited from his fathers old band. with only a year in the music industry, the sky is the only limit for Thomas.