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Michael Kiwanuka's debut album Home Again was released this spring.

Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka went to music school, but he thinks technical knowledge is less important than passion and free expression. Olivia Rose/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Michael Kiwanuka On World Cafe

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"I felt like I toed the line of nowhere," Michael Kiwanuka says of his upbringing as the child of Ugandan refugees in England. Phil Sharp/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Michael Kiwanuka On World Cafe

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