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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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Africa Rising Los Angeles

On October 15, 2016, the Ford Theatres came alive for AFRICA RISING, presented by Afro Funke’ and taste maker radio station KCRW 89.9FM.  It was a spectacular night that highlighted the African contributions to global culture and the multi-cultural renaissance of the African Diaspora within Los Angeles. Headlined by GRAMMY nominated Ghanian musician ROCKY DAWUNI and his 15 […]

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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 >
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Sanjeev Kapoor and Rocky Dawuni Team Up to Promote Clean Cooking

Sanjeev Kapoor and Rocky Dawuni Team Up to Promote Clean Cooking Clean Cooking Champions Rocky Dawuni and Sanjeev Kapoor Join Forces in India When Grammy-nominated musician Rocky Dawuni, a long-time champion for the Alliance, was set to play a concert in India this month, he knew just who to call. Rocky was in India as [...] Continue Reading >
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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 >
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Rocky Dawuni at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles August 6

GRAMMY nominated Afro Roots star, Rocky Dawuni, returns from his highly successful summer tour of Europe and India to bring his fiery sound once again to light up the City of Angels, on Saturday August 6th at the Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles in MacArthur Park. The "Branches of the Same Tree Tour" thrilled huge audiences [...] Continue Reading >
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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 >
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Defining Afro Roots Music with Rocky Dawuni

Understanding the Scope of Musical Influence from Africa Originally a term created to outline the scope of music influenced by the continent of Africa, the term “Afro Roots” has become much more understood and defined as part of Africa’s modern music perspective. The concept of Afro Roots music is about the African past and its [...] Continue Reading >
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Interview With KingstonToLA

Rocky Dawuni Interview on kingstontola.com Ian Howard,  over at KingstonToLA, just did a great interview of Rocky Dawuni. Rocky covers music inspiration, influences, and future projects.  be sure to read the full article.   "Inspiration. Its the genesis of creation. Writing, painting, song, life. It's how people create a world that changes yours; expands yours. Musical [...] Continue Reading >
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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 >