Travis Scott To Headline Virgil Abloh Artwork Basel Tribute

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Travis Scott has been tapped to headline an inaugural Artwork Basel pageant in homage to the late Virgil Abloh.

The Mirror Mirror Music Pageant, curated by Benji B and produced by Virgil Abloh Securities, is about to go down on December 3 on the FPL Photo voltaic Amphitheater at Bayfront Park in Miami. All earnings will probably be donated to the Virgil Abloh Basis, which launches subsequent yr.

“Virgil had the power to deliver everybody collectively to create magic,” Shannon Abloh, the style designer’s spouse and CEO of Virgil Abloh Securities, mentioned. “Along with his shut collaborators, we wished to deliver everybody collectively to have fun Virgil–his legacy, his ardour, and his take care of others. He believed his actual work was championing others and we are going to proceed his work supporting youth within the arts with the launch of the Virgil Abloh Basis in 2023.”

Skepta and Benji B will even headline. Tickets go on sale Wednesday (November 23) at 10am ET right here.

Virgil’s dying at 41 despatched waves via the Hip Hop and trend communities when he handed in November 2021 after a personal, two-year battle with a uncommon and aggressive type of most cancers known as cardiac angiosarcoma.

Amid a slew of social media posts in October, shut good friend and frequent collaborator Kanye West accused LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Arnault of being liable for Virgil Abloh’s dying.

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“SPANK MY HAND WITH THE RULER(S) I’LL GO SIT IN THE ‘PRINCIPAL(S)’ OFFICE CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT MORE IMPORTANT THINGS LIKE HOW LATE THE SHOW WAS OR HOW BERNARD ARNAULT KILLED MY BEST FRIEND,” Ye wrote subsequent to a photograph of a statue bust. “EVERYONE’S GOT A RIGHT TO AN OPINION RIGHT THERE’S MINE.”

He additionally talked about Arnault by identify throughout his Yeezy Season 9 present the week prior, letting or not it’s recognized that he noticed the LVMH head as his competitors.

“I need to make it clear to you guys: Bernard Arnault is my new Drake,” Ye mentioned referencing his notorious rivalry with the OVO hitmaker.

As for Scott, the efficiency marks his slow-but-sure return to pageant levels following November 2021’s AstroWorld tragedy that took the lives of ten concert-goers.



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