Jahmel A.K.A Talliss, because of his tall stature, brings smooth bass guitar and lead vocals to the tightly knit reggae band The Rasites. Their music and albums, Urban Regeneration and Sex, Violence & Drugs, blend social realism with joyful spirituality. They have played and recorded with Luciano, MakkaB, Dean Frasor and Italian based producer Ambassa. Recent Rasites tours include performances in USA, West Africa and Europe.