Rocky Dawuni featured on CNN’s “African Voices” now online worldwide

CNN International’s “African Voices” highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities. This episode will shed light on Dawuni’s growing global profile as a musician and a champion for social causes.The show will feature excerpts from the Ghanaian star’s recent show stopping performance at the historic Hollywood Bowl at KCRW & Rickey Minor’s “Global Soul” night featuring Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae, Sharon Jones and more.

This week, Dawuni set off a huge buzz in French music circles with his masterful performance at the maiden edition of Perchival Les Estivales de la Perriere held in Normandy, France August 12 – 14, 2011. On the final night of the festival, Rocky joined in a magical rendition of Bob Marley’s classic “No Woman, No Cry” with Reggae star Shaggy, Jazz great Monty Alexander and Diana King of “Shy Guy” fame! CNN International’s “African Voices” airs on Saturdays: 8:30am & 2:30pm / Sundays: 8am & 9pm/ Mondays: 10:30am & 5:30pm GMT. Please check your local listings for channel listings for CNN International and for your time zone.

ROCKY DAWUNI on CNN’s “AFRICAN VOICES” Ghana’s Afro Roots Reggae star, Rocky Dawuni, will be featured on CNN International’s “African Voices” premiering on Saturday, August 20, 2011 . The Ghanaian star has had a stellar year with the continued success of his “Hymns For the Rebel Soul” album which was nominated for two NACCP Image awards. Rocky also won the “Best African Artist” award at the International Reggae & World Music Awards held in Trinidad in May.