My Style: Kawan Moore, Hommeboy

"People are ready to embrace the tension between the masculine and feminine. My intention is to help people [accept] the duality that resides in all of us."

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My Style: Kawan Moore, Hommeboy
Hommeboy is wearing a vintage Coca-Cola crop top, joggers from Adidas, and boots from Harley-Davidson.

Photograph by Ben Rollins

It’s been five years since Kawan Moore, known as Hommeboy, originally released his debut EP, Funkwitme. His unique sound is a blend of electronic, pop, and positive rap, with shades of house and EDM. Next year, he will release his first album, The Era of Good Feelings.

Neighborhood
Grant Park

Philosophy
People are ready to embrace the tension between the masculine and feminine. My intention is to help people [accept] the duality that resides in all of us. This comes through in both my work and my personal style.

Style Icons
André 3000, David Bowie, Prince, Jamiroquai

My Style: Kawan Moore, Hommeboy

Photograph by Ben Rollins

Style in Three Words
Afropunk, duality, eclectic

Inspiration
My father, songwriter and rapper D.I.L.L.I.G.A.F.

Instruments
Piano (Grandma was my first teacher), guitar—both mostly self-taught

On ATL
Trap is definitely the soundtrack of the city right now, but when you zoom in, there are independent artists innovating in many different spaces. There are so many eyes on Atlanta right now. I don’t want to be that pop star who runs away to NYC.

This article appears in our September 2019 issue.

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