Virgil Abloh DJs to Create a "Cultural Moment"

The OFF-WHITE designer also thinks Benji B is the “Anna Wintour of the music scene.”

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In addition to his day job as a designer-slash-creative director, Virgil Abloh also likes to DJ — so much so that the OFF-WHITE head honcho describes himself and his friends Tremaine “Denim Tears” Emory and Acyde of No Vacancy Inn as “music kids that happened to get into fashion parties.” He found DJing as a way of “creating a cultural moment” in the stuffy atmosphere of the fashionable glitterati.

HYPEBEAST recently caught up with Abloh at one of his DJ sets in London, where he curated “car-park type vibes” inspired by the legendary Madchester Haçienda nightclub, both as a love-letter to club culture and as a deliberate reaction to the “advent of bottle-service clubs, sparklers and dress codes.”

Check the video out above to hear about Abloh’s love affair with DJing and club culture.

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