Rocky Dawuni Nominated for GRAMMY for “Best Global Music Performance” ​

Rocky Dawuni has just received his 3rd GRAMMY Nomination for “Best Global Music Performance” for his new single Neva Bow Down !!” Rocky has the distinction of being the first Ghanaian to have ever been nominated for a GRAMMY award.

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His previous nominations were for “Best Reggae Album” Branches of the Same Tree, 2016 and “Best Global Music Album” Voice of Bunbon, Vol. 1, 2021.

He has now been nominated in three different GRAMMY categories.On “Neva Bow Down” Rocky teamed up with rising Jamaican star Blvk H3ro to release a global roots anthem. 

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The powerful track distills elements of Pop, Dub, and Reggae for a modern take on “rebel music.” The collaborative spirit of “Neva Bow Down” brings into focus the synergy of Africa and the Afro-Descendant Diaspora weaving a tapestry of melodies with a memorable chorus on top of producer Bob Riddim’s speaker busting production. 

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Rocky Dawuni’s signature Afro Roots style is a musical genre that reflects modern Africa. It is built upon the foundation of using cultural styles and integrating current innovations to create music that is inspiring, soul stirring, danceable and groovy.

It is based on African Highlife music, afrobeat and global sounds. Dawuni’s charisma and galvanizing performances have endeared him to crowds around the globe where he has shared the stage alongside luminaries including Stevie Wonder and Angelique Kidjo, among many others.

As a dedicated activist, Rocky has been a leading voice for social and environmental transformation and currently serves as UN Goodwill Ambassador for the Environment for Africa, amongst other designations.

Rocky believes “that music is the medium to strike a chord that transforms our collective intentions into a vehicle for positive social change.”

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