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Mon 08 Aug
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With his acoustic sound and timelessly soulful voice, British singer/songwriter Michael Kiwanuka emerged to fame in 2011, combining folk, indie rock, and R&B with traditions borrowed from his Ugandan heritage. Earning a Mercury Prize nomination for his debut album, 2012’s ‘Home Again’, and won the BBC’s Sound of 2012. He further cemented his reputation as with his sophomore album, 2016’s ‘Love & Hate’, which went gold, landing number one in the UK. In 2019, he released the full-length ‘Kiwanuka’. Co-produced by Danger Mouse and Inflo, it took home 2020’s Mercury Prize.