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Young Guns 16

2018: Building on the tremendous successes of the previous year, Young Guns 16 strived to be better than ever before, with the largest jury in Young Guns history. More than 60 creative men and women — slightly more of the latter than the former — made up of both past YG winners and industry luminaries, volunteered their time to select this year's class

After several weeks of poring over hundreds of entries from nearly 40 countries, the jury selected an incredible shortlist of 82 finalists. From this list, the jury continued to debate and discuss, finally choosing 30 new Young Guns to join the family. These new Young Guns are set to receive this year's reinvented trophy, a floating Cube designed by YG11 winnerJuan Carlos Pagan and his studio Sunday Afternoon.

The Young Guns 16 ceremony and party will take place on November 15, 2018.

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CREATIVE CHOICE AWARD

Now that the winners of Young Guns 16 have been unveiled, we invite the global creative community at large to check out all of their incredible work, as well as to cast a vote for their favorite YG16 winner. The one who receives the most votes by November 14 will be announced at the party the following evening. Will your choice follow in the footsteps of South African filmmaker SJ, last year's Creative Choice winner? VOTE TODAY!

 

Calmatic

Filmmaker

An artist from South Central Los Angeles thats inspired by Spike Jonze, the riots in 92, Rocmon, Lil' Wayne's verse on Truffle Butter, Suga Free, Heather, Taz Arnold, the Watson's, Swiff D's old beats he used to post on MySpace, liquor stores, my family, used Newport boxes, dark skinned women, New York, pink walls, year books, church organ players, Nabil, The Wood, Paid In Full, faded black t-shirts, minimalism, positivity, The Guinness Book Of World Records, Solange, N.O.R.E., Phonte, Love Come Down, What We Do, Combat Jack Show, Kendrick Lamar, Funkadelic, Inglewood, Hit-Boy, Quincy, Verbs, Ryan Helfant, Nike, ReggieKnow, Byron Collins, Tanya Morgan, Preach Bal4, Melina Matsoukas, Maxo, the internet, Head Ice, The Internet, Wolf of Wall Street, Blu, Blue, Jesus, black people, self help books, Trenton Williams, Juan Epstein, Union, Hawaii, Daniel Askill, Sportsman Little League, American Apparel, The Gorillaz, art, ASAP MOB, Halls, The Read, OtherTone, New York Undercover, Kofi Siriboe, Larry Powell, Nag Champa, Steven Traylor (@Name___Date___), Vic Mensa freestyles, Bless Escro, Rick Klotz, 8-balls, me, Sister Act 2, Nick Jakckson, Hunter Greene, Issa Rae, Moonlight, "Fear" by K. Dot, Forest Gump, Valid Like Salad, Roy Ayers, The Lakers, Thundercat, Jason Williams, making it up on the spot, The Slauson Swapmeet, Stefan Bowerman, Peedi Cracks flow, Dom Kennedy, Slim from 112, John Singleton, Silver Lake, Supreme, Venice Beach, Joe Budden, Leimert Park, The Forum, Bethany Bankston, podcasts, Def Comedy Jam, Mykestro, smokingsection.net, Pharrell, Jamie Foxx, Cory Henry, Stussy, Ye', Nike SB's, OverDoz., Smino's adlib melodies, Steve, Pretty Hoe, Dee Gordon, Oprah, Jeff Jank, Tyrone Lebon, Moms, Pops, Chanel and love.
Bubblin Agency: Calmatic Client: Anderson .Paak Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Last Kiss Agency: Calmatic Client: OverDoz. Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Young Dumb and Broke Agency: Calmatic Client: Khalid Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Come Down Agency: Calmatic Client: Anderson .Paak Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Gahdamn Agency: Calmatic Client: Kari Faux Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Special Affair/Curse Agency: Calmatic Client: The Internet Category: YG16 Year: 2018

 

 

 

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