ROCKY DAWUNI to Headline HIFA Festival in Zimbabwe!

Fresh off his East African tour which included multiple stops in Kenya and Tanzania including headlining the esteemed Sauti za Busara Festival on the island of Zanzibar, Rocky Dawuni returns to Africa to headline the HIFA Festival in Harare, Zimbabwe on May 5th, 2017!! This will be Rocky’s first time performing in Zimbabwe as he […]

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Rocky Dawuni crowned ‘Artist of the Year’ at Bass Awards 2016

Ghana’s 1st GRAMMY Nominee, Rocky Dawuni, has copped 3 plaques at Bass Awards 2016 which was held in Accra (Ghana) at the National Theatre on Christmas night – December 25, 2016. Rocky won the prestigious “Kwame Nkrumah Award,” otherwise known as the “Artiste of the Year.” He also won the award for “Album of the Year” […]

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Photos of Rocky Dawuni LIVE at the Levitt LA

Rocky Dadwuni Performs at Levitt Pavillion In Los Angeles FEELING THE AFRO ROOTS VIBRATIONS of Rocky Dawuni live at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles with his outrageous band including Kahlil Cummings, Ijeoma Njaka, Kara Mack, Mark London Sims, Blake Colie, Michael Hyde, Mike McTaggart, Jaman Laws, Fabiano Santana plus special guest DJ Drez !! Plus we [...] Continue Reading >

Afroroots Artist Rocky Dawuni Nominated for Grammy Best Reggae Album

We are happy to announce that Cumbancha afro roots 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, is up against some of the [...] Continue Reading >

ROCKY DAWUNI – Representing Reggae As A Global Musical Force With Historic GRAMMY Nomination!

  • 17 February
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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. Afro roots artist Rocky Dawuni was nominated alongside [...] Continue Reading >

Rocky Dawuni launches New Music Video “Nairobi” on OkayAfrica

Cumbancha recording artist Rocky Dawuni releases his new music video for the song "Nairobi " today in partnership with OkayAfrica.com. Follow this link to view the video. The song "Nairobi" appears on Dawuni's acclaimed 2015 album Branches of the Same Tree. Filmed in Kenya's capitol city, the video is an ode to this "beautiful city in the sun" and a plea [...] 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 >

Rocky Dawuni and Hillary Clinton at the Global Alliance Event at UN General Assembly

  • 04 October
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Dawuni was appointed as one of the Initiative's Ambassadors last year,  joining Academy Award winning actor Julia Roberts, and chef Jose Andres as global champions. An estimated 4 million people die annually as a result of exposure to smoke from open flames, with a majority being women and children - spurring his commitment to helping raise awareness [...] Continue Reading >
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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 >

Rocky Dawuni talks Charity, Inspiration and Upcoming Album

There are a lot of charities out there doing a lot of good work – what makes you a great fit to be the UN Foundation Ambassador for Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, and why do you think this initiative is particularly worthwhile? 1Love talked to Rocky Dawuni about both facets of his career, his [...] Continue Reading >
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