” MA OUTFIT IS ON FLEEK
UR GIRFRIENDS WANTS MA DICK
FUCK A JOB I QUIET
DIZ SONG IS HELLA LIT “
CANDY KEN AGED 20 SOMETHING, AN AUSTRIAN KID LIVES IN BERLIN, FULL OF MUSCLES, CREATIVE JUICES AND HELLO KITTY IS OBVIOUSLY OBSESSED WITH HIM…
CANDY KEN AKA JAKOB KASIMIR IS A WILD LOLCORE-IST, GENDER-MODERNIST AND A SUGAR KID ON INSTANT BERLINS CREATIVE LIPS. HIS GAME WITH MASCULINITY AND FEMININITY, HIS CANDY TATTOOS, TIARAS MIXED WITH MANICURISM, BLING-BIJOUTERI, BENCH PRESSES, ABS, PACKS ETC… -ALL CRASHED IN AN AFTER-PARTY KAWAII-POWDER.
REASONLY NICOLA FORMICHETTI AND JEREMY SCOTT FIND HIM AS THEIR HYPEST MUSE TODAY.
” I AM REALLY BAD
I LIKE THE BOOTY FAT
MONEY WHAT I GET
U LOOK REALLY MAD”
AND BTW CANDY KEN IS DEFINITELY NOT FOR BASIC BITCHES !
” BASIC BITCHES I DON’T LIKE
BASIC BITCHES KILL MA VIBE
BASIC BITCHES HATE THEIR LIFE
BASIC BITCH WANT TO FIGHT
GET THA FUCK OUT ”
DOWNTOWN 500 ZINE IS OVER-LOL-ED BY CANDY KEN TOO, HE IS A HUMOUR BONER! WE HAVE DROPPED SOME CHAT WITH THIS PINK BOY
DT 500 ZINE: – Who is Candy Ken? Ken vs Candy Ken?
CANDY KEN: – the Candy version of Ken – he can do all the cute shit Ken is not “allowed” aka supposed 2 do 🙂
DT 500 ZINE: – and your goal with Candy Ken IS ?
CANDY KEN: – saving this gray + boring planet !
DT 500 ZINE: – You Go Candy Ken! What is your gig with pink?
CANDY KEN: – It empowers me!
” CANDY KEN UR DAD
MA EXES BE SO MAD
CRYING ON DA BED
I BOUGHT DAT BITCH A CAT
BITCHES LOVE BITCHES “
DT500 ZINE: – Tell us more about your superpowers /talents? How did you blow them up?
CANDY KEN: – I started as a photographer and film maker. My whole life, I tried finding someone like Candy Ken to photograph and do music videos for, but I couldn’t find them.
“I had to do it myself. I had people in front of the lens who bored me ! ”
DT 500 ZINE: – Who pumps your inspiration?
CANDY KEN: – The joker, mad max, hello kitty !
DT 500 ZINE: – What is the Hello Kitty song/video about?
CANDY KEN: – Love story of Ken and Kitty.
DT 500 ZINE: – Why are you so obsessed with HER?
CANDY KEN: – I am not – she is with me: D
DT 500 ZINE: – Tell us about how you met Nicola Formichetti?
CANDY KEN: – Nicola understood instantly who I am and what I wanna do. A dream-team since then – i love him ❤
” He found me on Instagram and texted me: “OMG! I am such a big fan, I need to shoot you for my magazine.” He bought the ticket and I flew to Milan. He was coming out with a Japanese fashion magazine called FREE. While we were shooting, he took a photo of me with his phone and sent it to Jeremy Scott, who posted it to his Instagram after. “
DT 500 ZINE: – What do you prefer the most: photography, performance or music?
CANDY KEN: – Creating art pleasures me the most – doesn’t matter in which form.
DT 500 ZINE: – How do basic bitches or others react to what you do?
CANDY KEN: – Very differently – from full of love till getting offended and aggressive – but I never get ignored that’s for sure.
DT 500 ZINE: – Who are your audience and your agenda?
CANDY KEN: – The world is my audience – my agenda is to inspire and help as many people as possible – I want to help ev’rybody to be themselves – it’s the key 2 happiness.
” BASIC BITCHES BASIC JOB
BASIC BITCHES AT THE CLUB
BASIC BITCHES BASIC DRINK
I’M SO REAL THA FUCK YOU THINK ”
DT 500 ZINE: – What cities blow your mind?
CANDY KEN: – Tokyo and Taipei for sure !!! really wanna go to Seoul thou – never been!
DT 500 ZINE: – Where can one most likely run into Candy Ken?
CANDY KEN: – at the local gym!
DT 500 ZINE: – LOL! Your coming plans? What is on your calendar 2016?
CANDY KEN: – I will release my first album super soon ! Gigs all over the place + spending summer in LA & NYC.
” BASIC BITCHES AT THE MALL
BASIC BITCHES I WON’T CALL
BASIC BITCHES LOOK AT ME
I’M UR FANCY FANTASY “
AD / INTERVIEW BY DT 500 ZINE
PHOTGRAPHY by Daniel Peace / Terry Richardson / Benjamin Ehrenberg (Kaltblut-Magazine) all pictures are EDITED BY DT 500 ZINE
STYLING by Chema Diaz
HARNESS by Teale Coco