Deluxe streetwear brand EXTREMEDY has exploded onto the fashion scene with an unapologetically bold and brash debut show hosted at Cavalli Club, Dubai. Bringing together the who’s who of the Middle East fashion scene, key Editors and Influencers gathered, plus notable celebrity guests including Mohamed Hadid, Chloe Green, Latifa, Cheb Khaled and May Hariri.
Streetwear brand Extremedy show their AW19 collection.
Fashion Scout, the international showcase held during London Fashion Week, has named four winners of its The Ones to Watch Award for autumn/winter 2019 - 1x1 Studio, Aurélie Fontan, Bowen Hu and Shie Lyu.
Chinese brand i-am-Chen is celebrating its fifth season continues to bring the fun and light-hearted spirit to the audience. The brand constantly challenges and exploits the capabilities of various knitting machines. Whilst working with some of the world-class technicians, Chen reinterprets the definition of knitting by pushing of advanced machinery, applying state of the art techniques and experimenting with a diversity of yarns in bold and eye-catching garments.
Fresh from her runway debut, ASBO caught up with the girl of the moment Tolu Coker.
Fashion Scout announced that the London based Eponymous brand Tolu Coker, as the winner of the AW19 coveted Merit Award. Created in 2009, the new talent initiative is worth £20,000 across three seasons and has been created to support and develop new designer businesses on a global level.
Recent graduate collection from Sarah Passman from Solent University Southampton.
One year after we had the pleasure of attending The Somerset House Summer Series shows last year and got to experience the likes of Sigrid, Jorja Smith, Little Simz, Legendary Hip Hip group The Roots and more. The lineup for the 2019 Summer Series shows has been announced.
Hailing all the way from New Zealand Drax Project are a 4 piece group who are on the rise. With the release of their EP Noon which came out last year and their single Woke up Late which features American singer Hailee Steinfield, they are making there way on the music scene and are showing no signs of slowing down. We caught up with the band to find out more about them as a group, working with Hailee, how they come up with their name and what is next for the group.
If you have never experienced a show by Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals we can officially say that you are missing out. We joined the crowd of 10,000 at London’s Alexandra Palace on Friday night to experience the electrify and energetic performance Anderson brought to his London Fans.
“Thank you so much” were the words on repeat from Post Malone last night during his final show of his European tour. Having played two nights at London’s O2 Arena.
Lany are that west-coast, LA dreamboy band that sing about non existent problems but the chapped lips of broken hearted ex-lovers, that they’re still not quite over and the crowd at O2 Academy Brixton reflected that perfectly.
The words “Cause in this moment I feel so alive” from the 2010 Nicki Minaj and Drake song Moment 4 Life could not be truer for anybody that was in attendance of Nicki’s show at London’s O2 Arena.
For the second of our International Women’s Month Spotlight series we shine light on note one but two females. Both hailing from South Africa these two females are both on the rise and are killing it in their own way. With debut albums behind both these artists it is limitless where they can go. Both are different in their own with Rouge being a female rapper who takes inspiration from artists such as Lauryn Hill and has become an artist to watch for in terms of the rap scene. And Shekinah who blew the nation away with her 2017 hit song Suited. Both these females represent the new generation of artists coming from the African continent.
Planet Giza are a three piece trio that hail from Montreal Canada. Their music can only described as a modern experimental sound which blends and infuses various genres of music and brings together a sound that is very different from what one would expect to come out of Canada. ASBO spoke with the Rami, DoomX and Tony of the group and discussed everything from musical inspirations, why the name Planet Giza their new album and more.
Just a couple of weeks ago we announced that more names were added to the lineup to the upcoming The Ends Festival which will be taking place this summer from May 31st - June 2nd and now a further additional artists have been announced to be joining the lineup to the upcoming festival.
It’s another Friday and we are once again rounding up our favourite tracks from the week. There is too much good new music to get you through your weekend check out some of our picks for the week.
Team Kumba is a group of six young multi-disciplinary artists on a mission “to change or to challenge the music industry in Rwanda and within the region”. Formed about six months ago, the group comprises two DJs, a drummer, two dancers, and a videographer. We caught up with those group to find out more.
A nitid expedition through the alternative realities of artist Jason Ebeyer
With 70% of Palestine’s population still under the age of 30, the almost 70-year conflict has cost many young people their freedom
In the past, the youth didn’t have the opportunity to make a sound or have any right to speak. Today, everyone can express themselves.
Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another & feeling emotions with the heart of another.
Disregarding the youth’s desire for freedom of expression, China opts to censor a burgeoning hip hop culture.
Suspended between life and death, these buildings remind us of the power that architecture can possess upon its inception
If you can’t express yourself with the ones you love, there must be something wrong.