Rocky Dawuni Afro Roots

Rocky Dawuni hits the UK + FREE L.A. live date + Oprah Radio & KCRW Performance

  • 24 April
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Ghana's international Reggae star, ROCKY DAWUNI, has been turning up the heat with his blazing new album "Hymns for The Rebel Soul.” Since its US release in late May 2010 onAQUARIAN Records, the album has enjoyed rave reviews across various media with virtually all of the tracks on the album enjoying extensive airplay and charting [...] 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 Joins the UN Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Conference in Ghana, West Africa

Ghanaian Reggae and Afro Roots star and UN Foundation Ambassador for Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, Rocky Dawuni, joined the second Alliance Observation and Learning trip to Ghana, West Africa in April 2014. The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private partnership that seeks to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by [...] 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 >

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 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 >

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 >

International Music Star Rocky Dawuni Coming to Accra to Talk Clean Cooking

Afro Roots Music Star Rocky Dawuni Coming to Accra to Talk Clean Cooking Fresh off his European tour promoting his new album “Branches of the Same Tree,” Ghanaian international musician and activist Rocky Dawuni is heading home to Accra early next month. Dawuni will be in Ghana to promote an issue close to his heart [...] 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 >

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 >