black man in a white world

Nathan Burke

Artist manager Nathan Burke on how Michael Kiwanuka's Ivor Novello Award-winning song Black Man in a White World came to life...

Anita Awbi
  • By Anita Awbi
  • 16 Jun 2017
  • min read
Michael Kiwanuka’s Black Man in a White World, which he co-wrote with Dean Josiah Cover, was named Best Song Musically and Lyrically at The Ivors 2017.

His prize was collected by Dean's manager, Nathan Burke, who said Michael would be ‘over the moon’ with the accolade.

We grabbed Nathan on the red carpet after the ceremony to hear how one of the most iconic tracks of last year came to life…