Tag Archives: Rocky Dawuni

Rocky Dawuni Calls For Stronger Ghana In 2016 General Elections

Rocky Dawuni has made a passionate appeal to the people of Ghana to bear in mind the country’s “need for strong and transformative leadership” as they head to the polls in the December 7, 2016, general elections. The GRAMMY-nominated Afro Roots musician and activist, echoed this appeal when TheAfricanDream.net called him up to find out what he had to say …

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Grammies: Ghana and Africa at 58th awards

The 58th Grammies provided the world with a good representation of Africa and African heritage musicians, performers and artistes at the Staples Center in Los Angeles USA on February 15, 2016. There were many first time African nominees, one was Rocky Dawuni; Ghanaian singer and songwriter who performs in his signature ‘Afro Roots’ sound which is a mixture of Reggae, Afrobeat, …

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Wiyaala speaks of new video, Rocky Dawuni and acting

Noella Wiyaala, the mlti-talented and multi-award winning Ghanaian singer, songwriter and actress recently granted TheAfricanDream.net an exclusive interview in which she talked about her new music-video, what inspired it and her recent venturings into the world of movie acting. The new video titled ‘Leno’ which means ‘This Place’ was directed by Charlotte Appleton for Djimba World Production and is to be released …

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Rocky, Wiyaala, Samini, and friends shutdown Alliance Française

Grammy nominee musician Rocky Dawuni in the company of musician friends like Wiyaala, Samini and others brought the Alliance Française venue in Ghana’s capital city of Accra to a standstill when Rocky held his “Homecoming Concert and Album Celebration“there on Friday, December 18, 2015. Rocky’s Homecoming Concert and Album Celebration event was to launch his Grammy nominated sixth studio album titled “Branches …

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Rocky Dawuni in historic​ nomination for 58th​ Grammy Awards

Branches of The Same Tree, the latest album of the celebrated Ghanaian Afro roots artist Rocky Dawuni has been nominated for a Grammy award in the Best Reggae Album category in the 2016 Grammy awards. The Grammy Award which was originally called Gramophone Award first begun in 1959 in the USA. The album, which is Rocky’s sixth studio album was released …

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New Rocky Dawuni album out March 31, 2015

Branches of the Same Tree, the new album from Rocky Dawuni is out March 31, 2015 worldwide on Cumbancha. The Versatile musician—songwriter straddles the musical boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S.A to create an appealing “Afro-Roots” sound that unites generations and cultures. Filled with uplifting and irresistible songs, the Ghanian international star and humanitarian’s sixth album, and first …

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I love boxers and wanted to be a nurse — Wiyaala

Wiyaala Shows off one of her awards Noella Wiyaala granted #TheAfricanDream an exclusive interview from her base in the port city of Tema in Ghana, where she talked about herself, music and plans for 2015. Wiyaala is a singer-songwriter who writes her own lyrics and classifies her genre as Afropop. Wiyaala is probably the only artiste in the world recording in the Sissala …

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Rocky Dawuni talks Africa politics

Rocky Dawuni and John Legend I first featured Rocky Dawuni on my blog in March of 2012 but prior to that, we’ve had a relationship lasting beyond that timeline and it was in my attempt to check in on him recently that gave birth to this piece where we got to talk about what is new with him and Africa politics. Below is …

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Chat with Rocky Dawuni, One of CNN’s top 10 best African musicians

Rocky Dawuni, Ghana’s greatest reggae sensation with global recognition owing to his hit song  ‘in Ghana’ and the world acclaimed album ‘Hymns for the rebel soul’. Rocky started his elementary schooling at Services Preparatory in the Michel Camp army barracks located near Tema, one of Africa’s premier port cities in Ghana. He gained entrance into the Tamale High school located …

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