Ghana's Afro Reggae star, Rocky Dawuni, was featured on CNN International's "African Voices" program which recently premiered on Saturday, August 20, 2011 to tremendous audience response all around the globe. The show can now be viewed in its entirety here.
The Ghanaian star has had a stellar year with the success of his NAACP Image Award nominated "Hymns For the Rebel Soul" album as well as winning the "Best African Artist" at the International Reggae & World Music Awards held in Trinidad.
CNN International's "African Voices" highlights Africa's most engaging personalities. This episode shed light on Dawuni's growing global profile as a musician and a champion for social causes.
The show featured excepts from the Ghanaian stars recent show stopping performance at the historic Hollywood Bowl alongside Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae, Sharon Jones and Rickey Minor.
This past week, Dawuni also set off a huge buzz in French music circles with a masterful performance with Reggae star Shaggy, Jazz great Monty Alexander and Diana King of "Shy Guy" fame at the maiden edition of Perchival Les Estivales de la Perriere held in Normandy, France.
CNN International's "African Voices" airs on Saturday: 8:30am & 2:30pm / Sunday: 8am & 9pm/ Mondays: 10:30am & 5:30pm GMT. Please check your local listings channel listings for CNN International.
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