Kanye West was combining his love of music and fashion while abroad to his home country of the U.K. at London Fashion Week. The rapper who is now a Yeezy fashion designer was seen networking during his trip and he was able to connect with London’s top rappers. The fans demanded a transatlantic collaboration following photos that emerged of Ye mixing alongside Skepta, Stormzy, and Headie One.
Kanye was at the 2023 spring Burberry event on the morning of Monday (Sept. 26) when he met Skepta in the crowd. He also met Headie One who sat in front row along with Stormzy to catch the show.
The week before, Stormzy made an electrifying return to the music scene after a three-year absence with his brand new track, ” Mel Made Me Do It.” The revolutionary 11-minute video which is a stunning showcase of Black British excellence was likely to be the subject of debate. There was a “Mel” of the title of the song is Stormzy stylist Melissa Holdbrook Akposoe who was sitting alongside the rapper throughout the concert.
After the models been walking, Kanye West chopped it in the backstage area with his ex-Irina Sharyk who was at the Burberry runway. Kanye West also sat down with Erykah Badu and felt the need to post a note of appreciation following their exchange.
Erykah Bady Honors Kanye West
“Art youngsters.. Badu x Ye helping our friend @ricardotisci” the singer wrote in the caption to an image of her with Kanye. “By by the way. I’ll talk to your about my dear friend Ye. Nobody is more charming, beautiful and inventive. Was at his mom’s home, going about his business.”
She added, “IN ESSENCE. Everyone wants to be loved and respected .. To be loved, and work with satisfaction . Thank you for standing up for us and yourself first of all. I understand it. @kanyewest, and thank you for the show that was secretly staged at the Burberry the afterparty. I was there.”
Her backing comes amid a dispute with his fashion industry friends, Gap and Adidas. In the last week, Kanye West accused the brands of “stealing his designs and lying to him.”