Afropop Worldwide

Afropop Worldwide logo

All posts with tag: Rocky Dawuni

  • botb December 17, 2015

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Reggae in Africa, Part One

    We became aware of reggae’s transcontinental popularity early in The Beat‘s history. Especially exciting was learning that in addition to Jamaican reggae’s following in Africa, that Africa was producing its own vital homegrown music. It was also extremely gratifying to … Read more »

  • interview December 16, 2015

    In Conversation with Rocky Dawuni

    2015 has been a big year for Ghanaian-born singer/songwriter/bandleader/activist Rocky Dawuni. Following the release of his sixth album, Branches of the Same Tree (Cumbancha), early in the year, he’s been traveling the globe, rubbing shoulders with rock stars and presidents … Read more »

  • blog August 7, 2015

    Win VIP Tickets to Rocky Dawuni at Lincoln Center!

    Veteran Ghanaian reggae singer and roots rocker Rocky Dawuni is playing a show next Thurs., Aug. 13 at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center with vinyl-spinning DJ Sweet V. Dawuni’s latest album, Branches of the Same Tree, was released … Read more »

  • blog April 2, 2015

    Afropop Premiere: Rocky Dawuni, “Shine A Light”

    Rocky Dawuni is a veteran Ghanaian reggae singer and roots rocker, who now lives in Los Angeles. Rocky has used his international stardom to campaign for many humanitarian causes, and he now serves as a United Nations Foundation Ambassador for the … Read more »

  • review March 18, 2015

    Branches of the Same Tree

    Veteran Ghanaian reggae musician and roots rocker Rocky Dawuni has always been interested in cross-cultural connections, both in his music and in his activism. His latest album is titled Branches of the Same Tree, and again and again, Dawuni finds … Read more »

Browse the archives