International music artiste, Rocky Dawuni releases his highly anticipated 7th studio. The album is Beats of Zion and he released it with Six Degrees Distribution.
The album is a thirteen-track set. Furthermore, this follows the GRAMMY nominated album Branches of the Same Tree. Also, it expands Rocky’s “Afro Roots” sound to include the diversity of the Ghanaian music scene and its current global outreach.
Dawuni recorded in the span of almost 2 years in various studios in Ghana – Accra, Nairobi – and Los Angeles, California. In LA, Rocky used the legendary Village Studios that recorded the most influential artists including Bob Dylan, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, John Lennon, and Fleetwood Mac. The 3 tracks recorded at Village Studios kicked off the entire album making process.
Also he stated that
“We travelled to Zanzibar for a concert shortly after the recording session. At the time, I was still wanting the full African tribal effect that I had imagined. On the eve of my concert at the amazing Sauti za Busara Festival, we saw Batimbo Percussion Magique of Burundi mount the stage. He blew the minds of everyone in the audience. I turned to my manager; Cary Sullivan who was also watching and we thought the same.”
March 4, 2019