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His debut album is still two months away, but the London-based soul singer-songwriter has already won the BBC's prestigious Sound of 2012 award and landed an opening slot for Adele's tour. Unlike many other neo-soul acts,…
Added by Michael Kiwanuka on January 14, 2012 at 5:18am — No Comments
Michael Kiwanuka is the BBC Sound of 2012 winner. Not many artists highlighted by BBC Sound of over the years can claim to be influenced by a free covermount CD on a magazine. That is the tale of Michael Kiwanuka however, he left early musical loves Nirvana and Radiohead behind when he came upon a rare recording of Otis Redding's Sitting On The Dock of the Bay on a magazine tribute to Bob Dylan.
Kiwanuka's soul had a new rootsy-folk…Continue