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 “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 >
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 >

Ghana’s Rocky Dawuni Goes for Grammy Gold

Rocky Dawuni Nominated For Best Reggae Album at the 58th Grammy's We are happy to announce that Cumbancha artist Rocky Dawuni's latest album, Branches of the Same Tree, has just been nominated for a GRAMMY in the Best Reggae Album category. Dawuni, the only non-Jamaican artist in the running this year and the first Ghanaian to be nominated, [...] 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 named “Ghana’s Ambassador of Tourism”

The Ministry of Tourism has appointed Ghanaian music star and NAACP Image Award Nominee Rocky Dawuni, as "Ghana's Ambassador of Tourism." In a letter of appointment to Dawuni, Ghana's  Minister of Tourism, Akua Sena Densua praised the Ghanaian artist for his excellent achievements in music both home and abroad and his continuing projection of Ghana in his concerts. The [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni Nominated for NAACP Image Award

Since its release in May 2010, “Hymns for the Rebel Soul” has received praise and extensive radio play for various tracks on the album. “African Reggae Fever” and “Download the Revolution” were subsequently featured on EA Sports, “FIFA WORLD CUP” and “FIFA SOCCER 2010” video games which have sold millions worldwide. The Afro Roots Reggae [...] Continue Reading >