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 >

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 to perform at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC

Africa’s International music star Rocky Dawuni will mount the stage at the prestigious The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday June 23 in Washington DC for the "Legacy of Bob Marley Concert." The event is a collaboration between the Kennedy Center and the Grammy Museum celebrating the works of Bob Marley. [...] Continue Reading >

A Groove for a Peaceful Democracy in Africa By Rocky Dawuni

  • 20 May
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Rocky Dawuni shares his experiences on Kenya's 2013 on Huffington Post In May 2011, I traveled to Nairobi for a concert at the invitation of March Forth Kenya Kids, a Kenya-based NGO. This was a few years after the post-election violence of 2007, which made headlines around the world. One day on my way to [...] Continue Reading >