Abstract wears a jacket and trousers by BILLY HILL.

  • Words Sharine Taylor
  • Photography Emman Montalvan
  • Styling Nick Holiday

Kevin
ABSTRACT

  • Words Sharine Taylor
  • Photography Emman Montalvan
  • Styling Nick Holiday
  • Grooming Lando / Mastermind Management Group

Kevin Abstract wears many hats. A rapper, producer and songwriter, he first made a name for himself as one of the founding members of Brockhampton. For the Corpus Christi native, having flexibility and space to explore creative pursuits, both new and old, is a top priority, but he’s also thinking through how everything he attaches himself to will become part of his cultural legacy. “I wonder what Brockhampton will be 10 years from now?” he says, speaking from Los Angeles. “What did we mean for the culture, to hip-hop and music? What was our role in all this?” 

The last year afforded ample time for the Arizona Baby artist to slow down and think purposefully about the creative climate he’s cultivating. “Hopefully that inspires anyone I’m working with to be performing at ...

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