Rocky Dawuni at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

As hundreds of organizations, business leaders, global brands and creative minds from all around the world gather in Cannes for the 2017 edition of Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ghanaian GRAMMY nominated musician and activist, Rocky Dawuni will be featured on two high profile panels hosted by McCann Health and United Nations Foundation joining a roundtable on [...] Continue Reading >

KCRW and Afro Funke’ Present Africa Rising At Ford Theatres

The grand finale for the Ford Theatres Summer 2016 Season, will be AFRICA RISING, a one-night-only showcase of African contributions to global culture that highlight the multi-cultural renaissance of the African Diaspora within L.A. featuring: *ROCKY DAWUNI & very special guests *MARIE DAULNE of ZAP MAMA *DEXTER STORY & WONDEM *DJS JEREMY SOLE & GLENN [...] Continue Reading >

Sanjeev Kapoor and Rocky Dawuni Team Up to Promote Clean Cooking

Sanjeev Kapoor and Rocky Dawuni Team Up to Promote Clean Cooking Clean Cooking Champions Rocky Dawuni and Sanjeev Kapoor Join Forces in India When Grammy-nominated musician Rocky Dawuni, a long-time champion for the Alliance, was set to play a concert in India this month, he knew just who to call. Rocky was in India as [...] Continue Reading >
Afro Roots Origins

Defining Afro Roots Music with Rocky Dawuni

Understanding the Scope of Musical Influence from Africa Originally a term created to outline the scope of music influenced by the continent of Africa, the term “Afro Roots” has become much more understood and defined as part of Africa’s modern music perspective. The concept of Afro Roots music is about the African past and its [...] Continue Reading >

Interview With KingstonToLA

Rocky Dawuni Interview on kingstontola.com Ian Howard,  over at KingstonToLA, just did a great interview of Rocky Dawuni. Rocky covers music inspiration, influences, and future projects.  be sure to read the full article.   "Inspiration. Its the genesis of creation. Writing, painting, song, life. It's how people create a world that changes yours; expands yours. Musical [...] Continue Reading >

Impakter Interview with Jessica Brassington

PEACEFIRE: AN INTERVIEW WITH ROCKY DAWUNI Check out the latest Interview by Jessica Brassington at Impakter.  Be sure to check out her other interviews. "Rocky Dawuni is well known across Africa and the world for his infectious Afro Roots sound and humanitarian activism. His dedication to spread his message of love, positivity, and empowerment, is [...] Continue Reading >
Afro Roots Artist Rocky Dawuni

10 Reasons Rocky Dawuni Deserves a Win at the VGMA

Elorm Beenie over at Bienie Words just posted a great top 10 list of reasons Rocky should win at this years Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA)  Thank you for your support! 10 reasons why Rocky Dawuni deserves to win VGMA ‘Record of the Year’ 2016 Rocky Dawuni is one huge name that carries a lot of weight and [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni Plays Louisiana International Festival 2016

Rocky Dawuni shines his light at Louisiana International Festival 2016 Rocky Dawuni was spectacular on the night at this year’s Louisianna Music & Arts Festival. He played with Alpha Blondy and other notable francophone musicians. The Ghanaian born Grammy Award nominee, Rocky Dawuni, played at Festival International’s main stage Friday, April 22, 2016. “Lafayette and [...] Continue Reading >

ROCKY DAWUNI “Best African Artist” at World Music Awards

The star studded event organized by Martin's International,  was attended by a who's who of the Carribean and world music communities as well as a cross sectionof global press. Dawuni performed his classic song "Extraordinary Woman" from "Hymns for the Rebel Soul" with the legendary Dean Fraser on saxophone and then closed the show with a rousing performance of Bob [...] Continue Reading >
Afro Roots Musician Rocky Dawuni

ROCKY DAWUNI live with Locos Por Juana @ the Afro Roots Festival in Miami 2011

Miami, FL  – Community Arts and Culture presents the 13th Annual Afro Roots World Music Festival, Celebrating 13 years of serving Miami Dade County with quality programs, this festival has been noted by some as the longest running world music festival in Miami. The festival has been able to expand its reach beyond local South [...] Continue Reading >