International music star and humanitarian activist, Rocky Dawuni is set to perform in Ghana with his band after much anticipation from Ghanaians to witness him perform.
Rocky’s performance is also in line with his six album celebration concert, dubbed ‘Branches of the same tree’. The album released by Cumbancha on March 31st, 2015 with the first single ‘African Thriller’ and outrageous accompanying video has been making serious waves around the world.
Rocky is reported to be supported by some of Ghana’s new and upcoming artists like Wiyaala, who is also known as the young lioness of Africa”- a personification of modern Africa: creative, brave, strong, and beautiful. Wiyaala, is frequently compared to Angelique Kidjo and Grace Jones. Other artistes whose names have been withheld are also expected to thrill the audience with amazing performances, come Friday, 18th December at Alliance Française, Accra at 8pm.
Named one of Africa’s Top 10 global stars by CNN, Rocky Dawuni, has showcased his talent at prestigious venues such as The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Lincoln Center in New York City and The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Rocky Dawuni, straddles the boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create an appealing sound that unites generations and cultures.
A galvanizing performer, Dawuni has shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, Peter Gabriel, Bono, Jason Mraz, Janelle Monae and John Legend. Rocky admits he is Influenced by the soulful beats of Fela Kuti, the positive messages of Bob Marley and the infectious, sing-along anthems of Michael Franti, K’naan and Matisyahu.
Rocky’s fans and lovers of reggae music are to expect world and African music with exciting performances from him.