DonRasta Rseenal

D.O.N. (Divinely Operating Nature)
R.A.S.T.A (Realizing Appropriate Solutions Through Awareness)

With a dynamic and multifaceted artistic style, DonRasta Rseenal emerges as an artistic visionary, articulating the essence of a "New Generation" within Jamaica's Reggae Music culture and the Rastafarian ethos of "One Love" with various mediums of artistic expressions.

Hailing from the vibrant yet politically charged community of Allman Town in Kingston, Jamaica, DonRasta Rseenal cultivated a deep passion for the arts from a young age. Drawing inspiration from his surroundings, he found expression through poetry, spoken word, songwriting, and various forms of visual arts, channeling his experiences into creative outlets.

Now based in Houston, DonRasta Rseenal has spearheaded cultural movements rooted in indigenous way of life, Rasta, and Reggae, utilizing its vibrancy in tastes, rhythms, sights and sounds to foster unity and collaboration within the city's diverse communities of color. Through a series of meticulously curated events, he creates platforms for himself and also notably, both local talents and international acts, showcasing not only musical performances but also celebrating artisans, designers, and cultural practitioners.

As the lead singer of "Sunami Force," a multicultural band embodying his vision, DonRasta Rseenal aims to spread positive vibrations and elevate consciousness through artistic expressions. Their performances at notable venues and events across Houston have become synonymous with authentic cultural experiences, reaching audiences far and wide. Beyond music, DonRasta Rseenal's influence extends into various spheres, including culinary arts, where he ensures the authenticity of Jamaican cuisine in Houston's gastronomic landscape.

Additionally, he has played an active role in community education, delivering engaging presentations on music, art, and culture in schools and universities.

Rooted in his Rastafarian principles, DonRasta Rseenal embodies a sense of self-worth and resilience, using art as a tool for empowerment and community building. With a blend of talent, wisdom, and compassion, he continues to enrich the lives of those around him, leaving an indelible mark on Houston's cultural tapestry. 

Notable Projects and News

DonRasta Rseenal is currently working on pieces for an upcoming Art exhibition in Februrary 2025 at the Society for African Diaspora (SAiD) Institute. An institute that provides art, culture, connection and enrichment through educational and community building programs for Africans in the diaspora