World Reggae Ambassadors

Welcome To The Wild World of Watusi !
Caribbean REGGAE, Soca, Calypso, Zouk, Jawaiian, LATIN  Samba, Salsa, AFRIKAN Soukous, Highlife, Mbalax, Juju, Afrobeat, Jazz, Funk

World Beat Reggae

WATUSI is the original, tropikal "World Beat Reggae" band in the USA, with players from around the world and based in Dallas,Texas.
Watusi is the premier artist on World Beatnik Records,
and a Texas musical legend, respected and played worldwide, winners of numerous Reggae and World Music Awards including 2016, 2014, 2012, 2010 and 2009 Texas Music Awards for Reggae and... nominated for the Roots Music Association "Reggae Artist of the Year" 2009
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A seed from Jamaica, sewn by the great, original Wailer, Peter Tosh, was planted with Jimi Watusi in Dallas in 1976, raised in Jamaica in 1981, became Watusi in 1983, and has grown and spread this band and
their unique blend of roots and dancehall Reggae and Worldbeat music across America, from the Caribbean to Hawaii, Brasil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Colombia, Afrika, Asia, Europe and around the world!

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Watusi is an original, charter member of Reggae Ambassadors Worldwide (R.A.W.) and
one of the premier and most established REGGAE bands in America, one of the original pioneers of "worldbeat" music.
Watusi is a tribe of 10 world musicians, coming from the Caribbean, U.S.A. and Africa, joining kulcha, life and music together in a true Rasta spirit of international unity, with a "One World, One Love" message and vibe.

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2017 celebrates 34 years of Watusi and the release of their latest CD, "JAM", on World Beatnik Records, has taken the band and their "Worldbeat" mix of music worldwide. Touring West Afrika as ambassadors from Dakar to Accra, performing in 5 countries, this was a dream made real....Costa RIca, Central America, Colombia, Brasil, Panama, and the first American Worldbeat group in CUBA ! 2018 takes Watusi on its first tour of Asia !
The CD JAM is the 6th release by
Watusi and shows a mix of roots, versatile musicianship, respect for kulcha, the "word, sound, power", positive message and a true diversity of styles:
REGGAE - Roots to dancehall, soca, zouk, Afrikan JuJu, Highlife, soukous, Afro-beat, salsa, samba, meringue, jazz, funk, gospel & Jazz, all mixed inna true
World Beatnik stylee with a "One Love" vibe.

Watusi's "Cool Runner" cd has gained airplay
worldwide in 106 countries so far, reaching new fans around the globe. Big ups to all the fans and DJ's out there for all the years of love and support! The reviews and a great, international response have been outstanding and always positive! After touring with the Bob Marley Festival Tour & other top Reggae and world music festivals,

Watusi is now planning a very special Spring 2018 tour thru Hawaii, Polynesia, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Bali, Indonesia, promoting the new CD to essentials markets, and growing the worldbeat experience...everytime!!!

Watusi has a worldwide respect and has performed
with virtually every major reggae act, including:
Ziggy Marley, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Kymani Marley, the Wailers, UB40, Steel Pulse, Black Uhuru, Michael Rose, Don Carlos, Burning Spear, Ras Michael, Aswad, Morgan Heritage,Third World, Inner Circle, the Itals, Meditations, Marcia Griffiths, Glenn Washington, Charlie Chaplin, Eeek A Mouse, King Sunny Ade,
Sonny Okosuns, Chief Twins 77, Victor Essiet, Neville Brothers, Big Mountain, Junior Reid, Duckie Simpson, Frankie Paul, New Kingston, Spragga Benz,... and many more.

WATUSI has been featured on national and international tours, festivals,TV, satellite, Showtime, HBO, CBS, ABC, NBC, PBS, cable, radio and in the top Reggae/ WorldBeat publications around the world.
The "Skankin Horns" puts the total number of players at 10
and it's a world class jam! Big up!


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One World - One God - One Aim - One Destiny
One Love

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Telephone: 972-771-3797

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"Two Be Love"
"Real Eyes
" Key To Dakar"
"Rise Above"

"Cool Runner"
"One World Generation"
"Irie Love"

"Zouk Me Up"

"Living End"

Watusi Songlist

Players of Instruments

Watusi Highlights



Photo Gallery

Watukids Foundation

One World of Music

Our multi-cultural school show -
Celebrates a world of music, kulcha and diversity, with a positive world view, the oneness of all people, thru world riddims, music, dance, awareness  and... alot of fun!!

Watusi Stufff / CD's, t-shirts, tams, etc...

Peace, Oneness, Pura vida...