Soul runs through the veins of this young singer, who was discovered quite by chance and since then has made one of the most brilliant British soul records of the past decade. Many have pointed to him as one of the greatest talents in the whole of Great Britain, and he has won the respect of audiences and fellow soul musicians.
His parents were born in Uganda but had to flee from their home country during the regime imposed by Idi Amin Dada in the 70s. Michael was born in Britain, in North London, where he developed his passion for music.
Considered the Best Voice of 2012 according a BBC poll, Michael Kiwanuka (London, UK, 1987) has often been compared with the likes of Bill Withers, Randy Newman and Terry Callier.
Taking his inspiration from the music of Bob Dylan and Tim Buckley, he has made two albums, Home Again and Love & Hate, and has also released four EPs. YouTube provided a platform for him to achieve international fame and some of his videos have been viewed 8 million times.