Students from New York’s prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology presented its top graduating students in its annual runway show, along with a newly launched section of street style and athletic-inspired garments.
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.
In a couple weeks, Bristol-based festival “Love Saves the Day” will return to Eastville park, bringing with them an what seems one of th stoniest line ups for British artists of the summers festival season. It brings with it a hub of DJs from around UK and Europe spanning across genre and generation, some of the most formidable artists in the UK rap scene and some sweet nostalgia trips for the 90s-00s kids.
Nick van Hofwegen who is better known as Young & Sick is a Dutch multi-threat artist who is not only an artist when it comes to music but also one whose talents expand to the visual sense. As someone who has designed cover artwork for Maroon 5 and Foster People to name a few. He is also an artist who has been on the rise for a while, with a string of singles, EPs and a debut album we caught up with Young & Sick just after the release of his latest EP Size of Relief which just came out this past Friday. We caught up with him to talk all things music, his creativity, the pressure to create music, where the future of music is going and more.
The last time we spoke to Theia was just after she released her single for Bad Idea in 2018. Since then she has released a string of singles as well as her latest EP Not Your Princess. It was only right that we caught up again with the New Zealand songstress to find out how things have been going since last year. As well as, The EP, The songs, The name and everything else.
After taking a bit of time away from the gigging scene last month in order to recuperate and just gather ourselves together. We welcomed a new month by checking out a fresh new talent on the scene Folky-Pop singer Maisie Peters as she played at London’s Scala.
Hailing from Nigeria the name DJ Spinall might not be one that you have come across before. However, with a career as a DJ which has spun well over a decade with a number of albums and mixtapes under his belt we caught up with DJ Spinall fresh of the release of his brand new song Who Do You See featuring Kojo Funds to find out more about him and to chat about all things music.
She released her EP Karma last year which brought Norwegian songstress Folly Rae to our radar. Now back with the first release of 2019 her single Full Stop we got to the young singer a bit better talking all things music, creativity and more.
When we first came across Noname Chicago rapper who infuses Jazz into her hiphop vibes we knew that she was someone to look out for. After the release of her debut album Room 25 which came out at the end of laster year as well as her single Song 31 we were converted as fans.
When we first came across young Australian singer CXLOE we heard her 2018 song Show You which stood out as something that was different to us. Described as making ‘Dark Pop’ CXLOE is a fresh sound on the music scene and and an artist we are paying attention. We caught up with her to chat about her inspiration, how being from Australia has influenced her music what “Dark pop” is and more.
As we roundup our celebration of female artists for International Women’s Month, we bring you yet another female artists to be aware of London based R&B/Soul artist JGrrey whose down tempo vibes are putting her out there as yet another young female artist to be on the look for. With the release of her first EP Grreydaze which is out now, we caught up to JGrrey to find more about her as artist, the landscape of music for female artists and more.
Last night we had the pleasure of wrapping up International Women’s Month witnessing the wonderful talent that is NAO. Alongside 4,000 others we headed down to the O2 Academy in Brixton to watch the singer bringer her 2018 album Saturn to life.
Dubbed the “African Coachella”, Gidi Culture Festival, the biggest one-day music festival in West Africa. Attracting the likes of Wande Coal, DJ Obi, Sarz Patoranking, Niniola, Teni the entertainer, Moonchild Sanelly, DJ Neptune and more.
As one of London’s new and most exciting photographers in recent years Haris Nukem is somebody to be aware of if you weren’t already. Getting ready for his brand new exhibition FAITH at Sohoo’s Noho Studio from April 16th the new exhibition features London creatives and questions the guiding ideologies that surround millennial culture and Gen Z. Exploring social media connectivity, the limitations and liberations of the curated self, the fragility of public services and touches on relevant concerns hedonism, trolls and tribalism. ASBO caught up with the photographer to find out more about himself his work and what we can expect from his upcoming exhibition.
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.