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Rocky Dawuni
Ghanaian international music star Rocky Dawuni has leveraged his popularity across the African continent to bring a unique Afro Roots sound to global audiences and champion social causes. Over the course of his career, which includes the release of six albums, Dawuni's infectious grooves and dance-inducing anthems have consistently excited fans, including some of music’s biggest stars with whom he’s performed and collaborated such as Stevie Wonder, Peter Gabriel, Jason Mraz, Sharon Jones, Janelle Monae, as well many others. His eloquence, passion and successful melding of celebrity with humanitarian action have also made him a spokesperson for various global causes. Rocky Dawuni’s latest release, Branches of the Same Tree, on the Cumbancha label is filled with uplifting songs that blend inspirations from his diverse experience while expanding on his identity as an artist, a proud son of Africa and as a true world citizen.
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Rocky Dawuni

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Batuki Music Society presents international music star and humanitarian activist Rocky Dawuni as he straddles the musical boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create an appealing "Afro-Roots" sound that unites generations and cultures.

Influenced 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 and Matisyahu, Rocky Dawuni's songs straddle musical boundaries to create a universally appealing sound that unites generations and cultures.

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