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Michael Kiwanuka and Caribou named as Green Man Festival 2020 headliners

Michael Kiwanuka / Caribou
Mac De Marco, Goldfrapp and Caroline Polachek are also on the Welsh festival's bill

The Big Moon, Bombay Bicycle Club and Michael Kiwanuka lead BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2020 line-up

The Big Moon / Bombay Bicycle Club / Michael Kiwanuka
The event will take place in a number of north London venues in March

Michael Kiwanuka interview: “Young black men can easily get into quite dangerous circles – black people know what it’s like”

“All my nights and all my days / I’ve been trying the wrong way”, Michael Kiwanuka sings on ‘Black Man In A White World’, the quietly subversive pop song that appeared on his stellar 2016 album ‘Love & Hate’. A beautifully restrained tale of racial prejudice and a gentle exploration of identity, it’s one of the singer-songwriter’s most distinctive...

Michael Kiwanuka announces massive London show for 2020

Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka has announced details of an additional London show next year. Read more: Michael Kiwanuka talks toxic social media and the radical self-acceptance of third album ‘KIWANUKA’ The musician, whose self-titled third album is released today, will play at Alexandra Palace on November 27 2020. Tickets for the event will go on sale at 9am on November 8. The date comes...

Michael Kiwanuka – ‘KIWANUKA’ review: brave experimentation and hard-won self-knowledge

Michael Kiwanuka
“Are you really giving up? Are you really going to stop right now?” Michael Kiwanuka asks on new track ‘Living in Denial’, the lyrics from his self-titled latest feeling like pages from his diary five years ago. An artist well known for his struggles with self-confidence, Kiwanuka may well have spoken those words to himself in the period between...

Watch Michael Kiwanuka debut his new song ‘Solid Ground’

Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka has debut his latest track 'Solid Ground' with a live performance on the COLORS YouTube platform — you can watch the performance below. The London artist will release his third album 'Kiwanuka' this coming Friday (November 1), with the album tracks 'You Ain't The Problem', 'Hero' and 'Piano Joint (This Kind Of Love)' having already been previewed by Kiwanuka. The...

Watch the ’60s-inspired video for Michael Kiwanuka’s new single ‘Hero’

Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka has shared the official video for his new single 'Hero' – you can watch the clip below. The song follows on from ‘You Ain’t the Problem’, the first taste of the singer's upcoming third album 'Kiwanuka' which is set for release on November 1. Read More: Michael Kiwanuka talks toxic social media and the radical self-acceptance of third album 'Kiwanuka' Opening...

Michael Kiwanuka shares details of upcoming album, tour and releases new single ‘You Ain’t the Problem’

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Michael Kiwanuka has shared details of his upcoming third album, 'KIWANUKA', a new tour, and a new song – 'You Ain't the Problem'. Read More: Michael Kiwanuka talks toxic social media and the radical self-acceptance of third album ‘KIWANUKA’ Kiwanuka's new record is released on October 25 via Polydor and is the follow-up to his 2016 album 'Love & Hate'. Speaking...

Michael Kiwanuka talks toxic social media and the radical self-acceptance of third album ‘KIWANUKA’

Michael Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka self-titling his upcoming third album is more of a statement than most make when releasing an eponymous record. His is a name that was constantly mispronounced at school in North London’s Muswell Hill. Then, when his music career was kicking off, people asked him what name he was going to release the songs under. From the man...

Watch the fun video for Michael Kiwanuka and Tom Misch’s disco-pop track ‘Money’

Money
Michael Kiwanuka and Tom Misch have shared a fun new video for their recent disco-pop collaboration, ‘Money’. The track, which was initially released last month, features Yebba on backing vocals and precedes new solo music from Kiwanuka. In the Louis Bhose-directed video, Kiwanuka plays a supermarket worker who is shortly revealed to be an undercover millionaire. He and Misch...