Artist Of The Day: Michael Kiwanuka

posted by Shane German on 11/05/2019

With his acoustic sound and timelessly soulful voice, British singer/songwriter Michael Kiwanuka emerged to acclaim in 2011 combining folk, indie rock, and R&B with traditions borrowed from his Ugandan heritage.

Drawing favorable comparisons to Curtis Mayfield, Terry Callier, and Van Morrison, Kiwanuka earned a Mercury Prize nomination for his debut album, 2012's Home Again.

He further cemented his reputation as a gifted and rootsy performer with his sophomore album, 2016's Love & Hate, which was co-produced by Danger Mouse.  Love & Hate went gold, landing at number one in the U.K.

Michael Kiwanuka returned this year with “Kiwanuka” again co-produced by Danger Mouse.  The new album was recently added to the WYCE Music Library.

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