"Japanese artist MIYAVI dropped the animated music video accompanying the title track from his latest album, Holy Nights.

The track is being featured in Japan as this month's ending theme of Fuji TV's late-night music talk show, Love Music. The cyberpunk video was created by a U.S.-based animation team as the first release of the guitarist's new "MIYAVI Virtual" project, launched as a new way of reaching out to fans during the coronavirus pandemic." -  BILLBOARD Japan.

"XO Records signee Black Atlass has released his latest album, Dream Awake. The Montreal-born singer-songwriter’s latest album follows 2018’s Pain & Pleasure EP, as well as 2016’s Haunted Paradise project." - Torsten Ingvaldsen (HYPEBEAST).

"Dream Awake, the London, Ontario-bred R&B visionary's third full-length, is now available on all streaming platforms. The record, out via XO Records/Republic Records/Universal Music Canada, includes the singles "Lie To Me" and "By My Side," the latter featuring SONIA. 

"Dream Awake is a metaphor to describe the feeling of lust," Black Atlass, aka Alexander Fleming, says in a statement. "The album is a journey about the joy and chaos two people experience in the process of coming to know one another and ultimately falling in love." - Alex Nino Gheciu (Complex Canada).

In her new song “Switchblade,” 21-year-old pop-R&B singer NIKI sings about the arc of her career up to this point: “Take a good look at it girl, take a good look at this world,” she sings. “No one’s a familiar face, but I’m not afraid.” - Claire Dodson

NIKI Shares How New Single ‘Switchblade’ Opens The Universe Of Her Concept Album ‘Moonchild’ - Jeff Benjamin.

"Sabrina Carpenter Breaks Down Every Track on New Album Singular: Act II, Talks Growing Pains" - Tomas Mier

"PAPER sat down with Sabrina Carpenter to talk about the new record, her approach to songwriting, and the unseen difficulties she experienced while creating the Singular era." - Brendan Wetmore.

"For someone who puts a premium on fame, Nav is having arguably the biggest moment of his career. He recently scored his first No. 1 album for his sophomore release, Bad Habits, and he earned Hot 100 spots for the Weeknd-assisted "Price on My Head" and "Tap" featuring Meek Mill." - Edwin Ortiz (Complex)

"He considers his recently released sophomore album Bad Habits to be a second chance. He returned to his producer roots, trying to recapture the lonely and drugged-out mood that lead Drake to grant him an OVO Sound Radio cosign years ago. “I booked a house in Vancouver, I had a chalkboard, and I told all the guys we need to get this shit right or the lifestyle, shopping, and big dinners are fucking done.” - Alphonse Pierre

"NAV has released his new album Bad Habits. As revealed earlier this week, the entire project was executive produced by The Weeknd. Abel himself appears on the track "Price On My Head." The LP also boasts features from Meek Mill, Young Thug, Gunna and Lil Durk". - Salvatore Maicki (THE FADER)

Images for Midnight Studio's collaboration with A$AP Rocky

 

"Following up on a series of Midnight Rave pop-ups featuring limited releases, A$AP Rocky and AWGE have reunited with Midnight Studios to launch another round of ’90s rave-inspired wares". - Rebecca Kim (Hypebeast)

Images for The Weeknd's My Dear Melancholy, collection

 

"The Weeknd is celebrating his 2018 number one album, My Dear Melancholy, with a special capsule collection available for a limited time only" - Highsnobiety

"We caught up with Israel to chat about how he Keeps It 100, going with the flow, adversity and what he loves most about shooting with his brand new FUJIFILM X-T100. Read the interview and check out his photos, featuring model Julia Morrison." - Fujifilm.

Music video for Ezi's "Sober With You"

 

Collaborating with director Mr. Iozo, EZI reveals, “We wanted to show me looking for love and a sense of home in different people, different places. I knew New York City had to be the backdrop for this video because it is where I was inspired to write the record.” - Shirley Ju

"In the third installment of Uncovered, a regular series on The Gradientfocused on the process and influences behind recent album artwork, we talk with Mr. iozo about his photographs for the recent A$AP Rocky campaign. Although his photographs were not used on the cover, his images created a considerable amount of hype for the album and pushed Rocky’s visual language into more sophisticated territory." - Ben Schwartz

The Weeknd Partners With Marvel to Release Comic-Inspired Limited Edition Merch

"A$AP Rocky Has So Much Beef He Can Barely Sleep Or at least that's how he puts it on his latest track "Bad Company", which features Blocboy JB"  -  VICE

Model Jovel Ramos shot by Mr. Iozo for Grindr's new online platform intomore.com 

With an interview by Glenn Garner.

Photographers Mr. iozo & Ben Zank speak to an audience about social media, photography, inspirations at Colony Studios in New York City.

With a light installation by Mr. iozo

 


HOSTED BY BEN ZANK & MR. IOZO, MODERATED BY GIOVANNI CERVANTES
FILM BY YGAFILM AND IMAGES BY SERGIO AVELLANEDA

"Fine art and fashion photographer Mr. iozo, known for his cinematic imagery, used some of Leung's gorgeous designs for a dreamy desert photo series, modeled and styled by artist John Yuyi." - Claire Valentine

Featured my photo series "Vangelis Blues" exclusively in The Photographic Journal.

Featured in C41 Magazine for my critically acclaimed photo series "KISS LAND".

Featured as one of the top 10 photographers to follow on Instagram. 

"...But before you do anything drastic, here's our list of 10 incredible photographers who are guaranteed to freshen up your feed. And each account has less than 12K followers, so you're bound to discover something new and exciting that you've never seen before..." - Emily Faber

Featured in Le Petit Voyeur - Vol. 5 alongside an array of international artists including Kit King, Todd Hido, Eric T. White, Alex Garant, Felipe Pantone, John Wentz, and many more.

My image of director duo "BRTHR" featured in the top 100 people shaping culture in 2016.

Press photos for Directors "BRTHR" and their interview with "i-D Magazine".

My series "Kiss Land" featured in the third Issue of the quarterly published "NAKID Magazine", alongside an array of artists, photographers, and muscisians, such as Neon Indian, Jen Stark, Big Grams, and many more. "ISSUE III: FALL 2015 features artist Jen Stark with special edition dual-covers! We have a jam-packed issue with events, travel series’, exclusive interviews and editorials and so so much more! Check out some of the artists in this seasons issue of Nakid Magazine!..." - Dustin Hollywood.

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