Rocky Dawuni Grammy Nomination

Rocky Dawuni Representing Reggae As A Global Musical Force With Historic GRAMMY Nomination

FEB. 16, 2016 - Rocky Dawuni's latest album, Branches of the Same Tree was nominated for aGRAMMY® for Best Reggae Album. Dawuni is the first musician from Ghana to ever receive a GRAMMY® nomination. He is also only the second African to be nominated in this category. Rocky Dawuni was nominated alongside modern Jamaican music [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni releases new album “Branches of the Same Tree”

Rocky Dawuni releases new album “Branches of the Same Tree” Inspired by the soulful beats of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, the positive messages and deep grooves of Bob Marley and the infectious, sing-along anthems of Michael Franti, K'naan andMatisyahu, Rocky Dawuni's songs blend elements of reggae, Afrobeat and global pop into an enticing new sound. [...] 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 >

Cumbancha Signs Rocky Dawuni – New Single “African Thriller”

Cumbancha Signs Rocky Dawuni "African Thriller", the first single from African music star Rocky Dawuni's forthcoming albumBranches of the Same Tree, has been launched today worldwide. The single announces the Ghanaian star's new signing to Cumbancha, which will be releasing Rocky Dawuni's new album in early 2015. Dawuni appeared LIVE on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic today [...] 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 >

Ghana Music Week honors Rocky with International Musician Award

Ghana Music Festival Awards Rocky Rocky Dawuni rocked the Stadium in the capital of Accra to a crowd of Independence Day revelers alongside an amazing array of fellow Ghanian musicians as well as invited guests from Kenya, Nigeria and beyond. Rocky also held court at the National Theatre to a standing ovation for his performance at [...] Continue Reading >

CNN Lists Rocky Dawuni as one of Africa’s Top 10 Artists

CNN lists Rocky Dawuni in Africa’s ten biggest artistes CNN's Top 10 African Artists Rocky, widely acclaimed as Ghana's Bob Marley, has over the years raised high the flag of Ghana in international circles and has performed to audiences across the world as well as working with music legend, Stevie Wonder. He has been nominated [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni Meets Ghanaian Leaders

Dawuni met Vice President John Mahama at his office in Christianborg Castle where they touched on the state of music in Ghana.  The Vice President commended Dawuni on his continuing positive projection of Ghana on the global stage and expressed his desire to support the growth of Ghana’s music scene Dawuni’s meeting with the former President [...] Continue Reading >

African Reggae Star, ROCKY DAWUNI, joins the legendary STEVIE WONDER at the Hollywood Bowl

Africa’s reggae superstar, Rocky Dawuni gave a rousing and impassioned performance to spark a capacity crowd of 18,000 dancing onto their feet at the historic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 24th, 2011 with the legendary Stevie Wonder.  Dawuni charged onto the stage with his afrobeat rocker “Afroroots Vibration,” before rolling into the [...] Continue Reading >
Afro Roots Artist Rocky Dawuni

ROCKY DAWUNI STORMS LOS ANGELES

Fresh off of winning the "Best African Artist"" award at the International Reggae and World Music Awards held in Trinidad in late May 2011, Ghanaian Reggae star Rocky Dawuni is playing a series of  high profile "not to be missed" summer concerts  in the greater Los Angeles area before heading back to Ghana andEurope to finish out the summer festival season. Rocky was also nominated in the [...] Continue Reading >