Jonah Mutono Jonah Mutono artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Jonah Mutono

Clockwise from upper left: Buscabulla, Rina Sawayama, Christian Lee Hutson, Tenci, Jonah Mutono Courtesy of the artists hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artists

The Best New Artists Of 2020 (So Far)

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/881821489/881878693" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

After recording as "Kidepo," Jonah Mutono's switch to his real name coincided with his decision to come out. His debut album GERG is about reconciling that identity with his Ugandan upbringing. Forest Aragon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Forest Aragon/Courtesy of the artist

On His Debut Album, Jonah Mutono Embraces His Identity And His Name

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/856680518/857338540" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Charli XCX. Her latest release, How I'm Feeling Now, tops our list of the best new albums out on May 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On May 15

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/856469419/856561932" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Jonah Mutono is one of the 100 artists on this year's edition of The Austin 100. Though SXSW was canceled, you can still discover and support the up-and-coming musicians who would have performed. Forest Aragon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Forest Aragon/Courtesy of the artist

SXSW Is Canceled, But You Can Still Discover — And Support — These Artists

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/814964301/815778483" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jonah Mutono performing inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

toggle caption
Galea McGregor/WXPN

Jonah Mutono On World Cafe

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/815011257/815037304" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">