Ghanaian reggae and afro-roots singer Rocky Dawuni has released a new music video titled Shine A Light, where he New Orleans influences with reggae and samba.
The music video supports the Whole Planet Foundation that endeavors towards poverty alleviation through microcredit loans in communities around the world.
“Shine A Light” appears in Dawuni’s album Branches of the Same Tree (Cumbancha).
Radio station KCRW 89.9 FM and Afro Funke’ will present the African world music showcase “Africa Rising” Saturday, October 15, 2016 at The Ford Theatres in Los Angeles.
Ghanaian-born Rocky Dawuni will present his Afro Roots combination of reggae, Afrobeat, highlife and soul, along with special guests. Dawuni’s most recent album is “Branches of the Same Tree.”
WONDEM, an Ethiopian influenced music ensemble led by Los Angeles native Dexter Story will be joined by Congolese-Belgian vocalist Marie Daulne of Afropop group Zap Mama.
Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 7pm
2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East
Hollywood, CA 90068
(just off the 101, between Hollywood and Universal Studios in the Cahuenga Pass)