Kunama began his professional career in storytelling when he co- founded the storytelling duo called TAIFA in 1981. He has been featured throughout the United States, including the National Storytelling Festival, National Black Storytelling Festival, St. Louis Storytelling Festival, Las Vegas Storytelling Festival, Magical Folktales of Houston, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and hundreds of schools, libraries, museums, churches as well as other special events.
Kunama began performing storytelling with music and dance solo in 2001. He specializes in the folklore of the African Diaspora (people of African descent historically dispersed through the world). His original stories are written to preserve an understanding of historical events, and his unique arrangements honor the traditions of the African Diaspora in stories, music and songs.
There are stories for all occasions and a story may be specifically crafted for a special event on request.
Kunama accompanies his storytelling performances with drums, flutes, shekere (gourd rattle), songs and audience participation which often includes a social dance for children, administrators, teachers and parents to participate.
Four professional recordings are available:"Stories From The Heart", "All About Pride", "Black Pioneers, Hunters & Warriors" and "Anansi Story Favorites".