Rocky Dawuni outreach with Leaf Community Arts Festival

Rocky Dawuni Joins Pisgah Elementary School to promote Cultural Arts Education Each May & October for the last 22 years, an intergenerational family of 12,000 people join together upon the beautiful Lake Eden grounds to experience the power music, art and culture has to transform lives, strengthen community, and foster unity. LEAF Festival takes place [...] 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 >

Rocky Dawuni Joins Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor

Rocky Dawuni visited Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor's world famous Khana Khazana TV show in Mumbai last week to share their love of cooking, music and activism. Rocky prepared the classic Peanut Soup and Rice Balls (vegetarian style) from his native country of Ghana. They then jammed out together in the studio with Sanjeev on drums [...] 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 >

International Music Star Rocky Dawuni Coming to Accra to Talk Clean Cooking

Afro Roots Music Star Rocky Dawuni Coming to Accra to Talk Clean Cooking Fresh off his European tour promoting his new album “Branches of the Same Tree,” Ghanaian international musician and activist Rocky Dawuni is heading home to Accra early next month. Dawuni will be in Ghana to promote an issue close to his heart [...] Continue Reading >

Afro Roots Artist Rocky Dawuni Joins Robert F Kennedy Leadership Council

Rocky Dawuni Joins Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Leadership Council (New York, N.Y. | October 6, 2015)   Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is proud to announce musician Rocky Dawuni has joined the organization’s Leadership Council. I am truly honored to join the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Leadership Council. Robert F. Kennedy’s dream of [...] Continue Reading >
Playing For Change

Rocky Dawuni Joins Playing For Change with Keb Mo at Whiskey a Go Go 2013

The all-day event will culminate with a benefit concert in Los Angeles at the legendary Whisky a Go-Go, featuring an all-star line-up of talent representing a diverse cultural mix of music from across the globe. Three-time Grammy Award-winning blues guitarist KEB’MO’ will headline the show, joined by the world- renowned Playing For Change Band, John [...] Continue Reading >

A Groove for a Peaceful Democracy in Africa By Rocky Dawuni

  • 20 May
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Rocky Dawuni shares his experiences on Kenya's 2013 on Huffington Post In May 2011, I traveled to Nairobi for a concert at the invitation of March Forth Kenya Kids, a Kenya-based NGO. This was a few years after the post-election violence of 2007, which made headlines around the world. One day on my way to [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni & John Legend for Women’s Campaign International

About Women's Campaign International (WCI): Founded in 1998 by former Pennsylvania Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies, WCI’s programs help women find their voices by giving them tangible skills in political leadership, conflict mitigation, economic empowerment, and civic engagement. WCI aims to empower women of all ages to transform communities. Working in emerging democracies and post conflict regions around the world, [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni & the Global Mom Relay on the Huffington Post

  • 06 April
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During this period of the Global Mom Relay, I have been spending time with my dear mother in my native village of Bunbon Nayili in Northern Ghana, West Africa. This is a very emotional time for my family as my father, Koyatu Dawuni's funeral just took place, seven years after his passing. He was the [...] Continue Reading >