Rocky Dawuni

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Rocky Dawuni is a Ghanaian singer and songwriter who performs his signature ‘Afro Roots’ sound which is a mixture of Reggae, Afrobeat, Highlife and soul music. He currently lives between Ghana and Los Angeles.

Dawuni got acquainted with Reggae in Ghana when he heard a military band performing one of Bob Marley’s compositions in Michel Camp; a military barracks where he grew up in Ghana. Dawuni started the annual “Independence Splash” festival, which is held in Ghana on Ghanaian Independence Day, March 6.

Dawuni had recorded six albums by 2015. His sixth studio album titled Branches of The Same Tree released 31 March 2015 was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in December 2015 for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

DISCOGRAPHY

AlbumYear
The Movement1996
Crusade1998
Awakening2001
Book of Changes2005
Hymns for the Rebel Soul2010
Branches of The Same Tree2015

VIDEOGRAPHY

YearTitleDirectorRef
2015NairobiN/A

MUSIC FEATURED ON TELEVISION

TrackTV ProgramTV Station
Wake the TownERNBC
Jammin NationWeedsShowtime
Jah Be For UsWeedsShowtime
ShashemaneERNBC
Jah Be For UsDexterShowtime
Knockin on Heaven’s DoorERNBC

MUSIC FEATURED ON VIDEO GAMES

TrackEA GamesYear
African Thriller2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil2014
African Soccer Fever2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa2010
Download the RevolutionFIFA 102009
The OneThe Sims 2: Castaway2008
Wake Up the TownFIFA 082007