New Year, New Horizons and importantly New Talent! Introducing "Michael Kiwanuka"
This is a guy you probably have never heard of! Michael is a British musician. Rather popular in Great Britain but rather unheard of in the US.
Ref: John O'Brien Rovi
"With his acoustic blues-folk sound and timeless soulful voice, singer/songwriter Michael Samuel Kiwanuka has been favorably compared with the likes of Curtis Mayfield, Terry Callier and Van Morrison. Born in Muswell Hill, London in 1987, to Ugandan parents that had fled Idi Amin's regime in the 70's, he initially developed a love of Rock Music performing in various covers, bands and temporarily studying jazz at the royal academy of music and pop music at Westminster University until an outtake of Otis Redding's song Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay inspired him to take a more stripped-back direction. After performing as a session musician for former Bill Withers drummer Gladson and Tinie Tempah producer Labrinth, he began performing across the capital's live circuit, where he was discovered by Bee's Paul Butler, who invited him to record material at his Isle of Wight Studio."
So, as he drifts, I believe he will eventually become popular in the US. How significant or prominent is not only a factor of his talent, but of those on his flanks.
Be advised, it's a law of nature, cream always rises to the top.
Till Next Week