Ghana’s Afro Roots champion, Rocky Dawuni, will be highlighted as a feature of KCRW’s new “In Residence” meetings on the lead Morning Becomes Eclectic show facilitated by Anne Litt on Tuesday, July 28 at 10:15 am PST (1:15 pm PST/5:15 pm GMT.) “KCRW’s In Residence meetings include narrating exhibitions and critique from a portion of our preferred specialists.” If you are in Southern California you can listen live on 89.9FM or around the globe online at http://www.kcrw.com where it will likewise be documented.
Rocky recorded the meeting with his full Ghanaian band live in Accra this month at Kwashibue Recording studio worked by unbelievable keyboardist Kwame Yeboah (Pat Thomas, Ebo Taylor, Yusuf Islam, Craig David.) “The setting was perfect to get the band into one motivating space and furthermore to have the option to get the best live solid and vibe with Kwame in charge of undertakings. The area additionally gave the chance to catch the ever-present lively vitality of the city of Accra in our presentation. Ongoing chronicles by Highlife music legends like Pat Thomas and Ebo Taylor were recorded here.”
Rocky is just coming off an intense media tour for his new video “Champion Arise” from his latest discharge “Beats of Zion” (Six Degrees Records) which has been getting astounding help remembering includes for BET Soul, BET Jams, TV Africa and a lot more stages. He is right now in Africa chipping away at new music and plans to discharge a profoundly foreseen EP in the not so distant future. In lieu of the typical summer visit plan because of the current worldwide circumstance, Rocky has been concentrating on his activism ventures including the Rocky Dawuni Foundation’s Sankofa Center just as huge scope natural cultivating and tree planting. In his job as a UN Goodwill Ambassador for the Environment for Africa, Rocky has loaned his voice to some prominent online exhibitions/pledge drives including Artists for Amazonia close by Peter Gabriel, Jeff Bridges, Dave Mathews just as Pathway to Paris nearby Patti Smith, Talib Kweli, Thom Yorke, Jane Fonda and Jimmy Iovine, to give some examples. He plans to restore the unrecorded music scene and his fans as quickly as time permits!
It would be ideal if you look at GRAMMY selected Rocky Dawuni “In Residence” on KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic” this Tuesday!
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