The saying that the world is very small indeed manifested after Grammy Nominee, Rocky Dawuni revealed that Africa’s Most Decorated Rapper, Sarkodie was his student during his national services.
Rocky Dawuni, Ghana’s Afrotunes artiste who grew up at the Barracks in Accra revealed this shocking news in an exclusive interview with Hitz FM on Wednesday. The international superstar who is currently promoting his new album, “Branches of the Same Tree” revealed that he had to teach during his national service days and he recently found out that the Father of one was one of his students.
Sarkodie confirmed the news on Twitter saying: Yes that’s my teacher…Koforidua Universal…small world.
Dawuni’s sixth album, “Branches of the Same Tree,” was released worldwide on March 31st, 2015 by the Cumbancha record label and was subsequently nominated for a GRAMMY for “Best Reggae Album” at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards 2016. “Branches” continues to bring him an even wider international audience. Reflecting his maturity as an artist, the album highlights Dawuni’s ability to communicate a universal, uplifting message that crosses borders and reaches out to the hearts of millions. Branches features the Afro Dancehall mashup “African Thriller”and its striking accompanying video as well as “Shine A Light” which is a welcome bit of joy in these troubled times.