TOBi explores themes as vulnerability, masculinity, and countering negative Black stereotypes across his unapologetic soul music.

There are strong ties between a geisha and her kimono. The delicate details and print of the traditional Japanese garment can imply much about its wearer, from age to social class. In Ichimaru’s case, it told her story.

Music is intimate, and headphones fuse a connection to bring you closer to it. The team behind electronics company Sol Republic understands the importance of this concept well.