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Tafari Watkis

 Tafari Watkis

Tafari first professional step in his long musical journey was a stint with the re-known band- Kingston 13 that he joined in the spring of 2009, as the group bass player and vocalist. His professional standard rose quickly and before long, he had earned the moniker as the ‘Specialist’ by fellow band mates.
The group fame and fortune grew exponentially and before long they were backing the likes of world renowned act Michigan and Smiley, Andrew Bees of the group Black Uhuru, Garth Dennis of Wailing Soul.

Tafari’s reputation as bass player also grew and was a sought after bass player for international reggae star Daddy Roots of Anguilla, Jahmark and the Soul shakers, Yvad and over time, he developed into a well-rounded vocalist and began recording tracks.

So far, the Rastafarian singer is currently putting the finishing touch to his debut EP My Mediation, which is schedule for a summer 2015 launch.

A project the artiste is very excited about and described as,” It is an EP about my own life experiences, that show integrity and my authenticity as an artiste who is spreading the message of love and unity. I believe this project reflects the legacy of the forefathers of reggae music.” And humble says he it is a privilege to have people affected by his creativity and hope that the EP will have lasting positive impact on listeners in a true and realistic way. He also pointed to his need to earn the audience’s respect as carve out his own niche in the reggae industry.