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Travis Scott to Headline Tribute for Late Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh at Art Basel

The inaugural Mirror Mirror Music pageant, which may also function a tribute to the late dressmaker Virgil Abloh, will function Travis Scott, Skepta and Benji B as headliners.

The occasion, which was curated by Benji B and produced by Virgil Abloh Securities, can be held throughout Art Basel on Dec. 3 at FPL Solar Amphitheater at Bayfront Park in Miami. All earnings from the occasion will profit the Virgil Abloh Foundation, set to launch subsequent yr.

Yves Tumor, Pedro, Venus X, BAMBII, Rampa and Acyde are additionally set to carry out on the pageant.

Abloh, who served as males’s inventive director of Louis Vuitton, died in November 2021 at age 41 after a non-public battle with most cancers. He based the streetwear-focused luxurious label Off-White and served as Kanye West’s longtime inventive director, later ascending to the celebrated position at Louis Vuitton in 2018, turning into the label’s first African-American inventive director.

“Virgil had the ability to bring everyone together to create magic,” mentioned Abloh’s widow Shannon Abloh — who can also be the CEO and managing director of Virgil Abloh Securities — in a press assertion to Spin. “With his close collaborators, we wanted to bring everyone together to celebrate Virgil — his legacy, his passion, and his care for others. He believed his real work was championing others and we will continue his work supporting youth in the arts with the launch of the Virgil Abloh Foundation in 2023.”

Tickets go on sale for Mirror Mirror Music pageant Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET here.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com.



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