Throughout the exclusive interview, both creatives delve deep into their respective creative processes. For Thug, the musician opens up about his career thus far stating he “spends maybe 16 hours a day in studio” and has recorded around 15,000 songs. On the other-hand, Abloh touches upon his upcoming projects, and more specifically, what he has in mind for Louis Vuitton‘s upcoming collection. “My next Louis Vuitton collection is going to be based on Michael Jackson, and when I have Michael singing in the background,” Virgil states.
For more from Young Thug and Virgil Abloh, be sure to check out the entire cover story over at Interview Magazine.
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Our winter issue, on stands everywhere soon, is a celebration of art in all its messy, myriad forms. Up first: our latest cover star, the otherworldly rapper Young Thug (@thuggerthugger1), talks to the designer @virgilabloh about creativity, ambition, and the weird places those two things come from ? Link in bio. Photographed by @petrafcollins Styled by @melzy917 Grooming: @arlenemartinhair Production: @northsixproductions