Atlanta rapper Young Thug is one of many artists to appear on the cover of Highsnobiety’s latest magazine issue. Available via their online store and fine retailers worldwide, the magazine also has alternative covers featuring Zayn Malik, fashion designer Haider Ackermann, and CLOT founder Edison Chen.
Read an excerpt from the story below and be sure to grab yourself a copy when you see it on newsstands.
From his eccentric persona and androgynous dress to his unhinged flow and sometimes incomprehensible lyrics, Thug’s entire approach has been unconventional. Taking aim at outdated macho tenants of hip-hop, Young Thug has, in many ways, completely changed the landscape of what rap music looks, feels and sounds like in 2016, all while being entirely and unapologetically true to himself.