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.
Everything is manipulated to appear perfect online when reality can be far from it. Ugliness challenges this fascination with synthetic lifestyles
There are barely any ethnic minorities at the top of the hierarchy that are decision makers, so it makes it difficult to implement change within the industry.
Another week has come and gone and we are once again sharing our favourite tracks worth checking out and adding to your music libraries.
Very rarely have I left a show with no voice. Yet that was the case when I left the Tommy Genesis show which took place at the Oslo in Hackney. Bringing all the vibes and all the energy it was a show not to miss.
Last night was the night in British music everybody was waiting for. The BRIT Awards took place at London’s O2 Arena and the night was filled with lots of music, performance and some stand out outfits.
Joining the crowd of his fans we went down to the O2 Academy Islington to check out an artist who is on his rise Alec Benjamin play a chilled and somewhat vibey show and we liked what we saw.
The 2019 Line-up for Lovebox Festival is here and we couldn’t me be more excited.
It’s another week and another new music Friday which brings around the new tunes that we are loving at the moment.
At the end of the last year we were hit with an announcement of a new music festival set to hit London this year. The Ends Festival which is to take place at LLoyd Park in Croydon in London is set to be one to look out for this coming festival season. Taking place over three days May 31st - June 2nd headliners of the festival include Nas, Wizkid as well as Damian Marley. if those names didn’t excite you just last night Live Nation released an additional number of artist to the lineup with more still to come.
He has been described as the next sound of Neo-Soul but really he is just a London born artist by way of Liverpool who is experimenting with the different sounds of Jazz, Soul and all these different genres. After release two Eps which have shown him as an artist who is doing things differently. With just one week until he releases his debut album ‘All The Sweetness On The Surface’ ASBO caught up with XamVolo to discuss everything from his process to making music, instrumentation, his new album and everything in between.
After what was a great year in terms of live shows that the ABO Music team attended. We couldn’t wait to get right back into in the New Year and kicking off what is looking to be another good year of shows coming to London we went down to catch songstress of the moment Ella Mai as she played her first of two shows at London’s O2 Shepard’s Bush Empire.
One week into the New Year and we were graced with the announcement of the line to this years Coachella Music Festival which will be taking place in April in the Coachella dessert in Palm Springs California.
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.