YOUNG T & BUGSEY
We go out of the box and inside the minds of the greatest UK duo in the game as Young T & Bugsey suit up to help launch the new GAFFER SS22 collection and talk us through their kaleidoscopic and astrological world of rap, afro-swing and hip hop that helps build their unique approach to creativity, collaboration and friendship.
JOEBOY: LAGOS' LATEST STAR
From writing songs alone in his dorm room, to topping charts all over Africa in under a year, Joeboy's rise to prominence has been nothing short of exceptional, surpassing one billion streams! Coming off the back of his first major US tour, it is clear to see the talented, afro-pop and R&B artist has blossomed into an international star.
HACKNEY WICK X UNKNOWN T: COMMUNITY, CREATIVITY, & CULTURE
Homerton’s very own Unknown T has been putting on for Hackney ever since he burst onto the scene with his debut single ‘Homerton B’ peaking at 48 in the official UK charts, also becoming the first UK drill song to be BRIT certified silver back in 2019.
JOURNEYMAN - GAFFER x BEAUTIFUL STRUGLES
Made for every journeyman, made for all. For those who have their own stories to tell, obstacles to overcome and places to conquer. For those who have gone further beyond anyone has gone before. And kept going. Because, in life, the journeyman has taught us that everything; happiness, freedom, isolation, jubilation, sadness, sorrow and struggle is fleeting. A transient emotion. One not to follow but one to remember. To wear, to reference, and to use as you continue to move forward.
OMARI HUTCHINSON ON HIS RISE THROUGH THE RANKS
Having become a viral sensation at just 12 years old, Omari Hutchinson found himself earmarked as one of the brightest football talents for the future. Fast forward six years and Omari is knocking on the door of the Chelsea first team. To commemorate the launch of the debut GAFFER x Beautiful Struggles capsule collection, we sat down to hear about his journey thus far.
HONEY: LEADING FROM LA
The superstar LA-based DJ Honey renowned for shutting down parties across a multitude of cities. From Paris Fashion Week to the Grammys After Party, there aren't many high-profile events Honey hasn't graced with her presence. We sat down with her during her time in London before she shut down the GAFFER 'After Dark' Party, in Soho.
ZAKHAR: GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN
Posting freestyles since he was 15 on IG, while training at Brentford football academy, Zakhar began to gain traction due to his ability to interchange between singing and rapping. Having built a solid discography with the release of strong singles, it is clear to see Zakhar is in his own lane and here to stay.