20 years old, 3.5 mln followers on Instagram, an American and European tour almost sold out and a style worth of the best sneakerheads around. Tonight Khalid arrives in Milan and is ready to enchant the crowd at Circolo Magnolia

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Khalid Robinson, young performer raised in El Paso, Texas, reached success in a very short period of time, by singing about his break ups and high school life. Thanks to the first tracks uploaded on SoundCloud in 2010 he started becoming well-known in Texas, but the turning point for his carrer was the Snapchat video in which Kylie Jenner was listening to one of his songs. After a number of singles immediately included in the global charts (and millions of views on YouTube), in 2017 his first album, American Teen, was released: the record was certified platinum and granted him two Grammy Awards nominations. His sound mixes R&B, soul and hip-hop, gaining the likes of both millennials and adults. Kendrick Lamar called him to work on the Black Panther soundtrack, but Khalid's collaborations include Logic, Lorde, SZA and Ty Dolla $ign, just to name a few. 

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Looking at his Instagram profile, it's impossible not to notice Khalid's super cool style. The latest football jersey by Off-White, Vetements sweater, Bape shorts, Gosha long sleeve, everything paired with Supreme accessories: the artist is always up-to-date and mixes the hottest items with taste and minimalism. In addition, Khalid seems to have a thing for Nike sneakers: Nike Monarch, Air Jordan 1, Air Max 1/97 Sean Wotherspoon, Nike Uptempo, Vapormax by Virgil Abloh... he can be totally defined as a sneakerhead. Before the concerts he relaxes in a Versace tracksuit, poses in Colorado with the Balenciaga Speed Sneakers on his feet, runs errands in Beverly Hills with a Gucci waistbag or takes selfies with his fans wearing a Acne Studios turtleneck. Khalid makes no (fashion) mistakes. As proof of his incredible fashion taste, for the merchandise of his tour he collaborated with Champion on a series of T-shirts and sweaters. 

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A beautiful voice, a fresh sound and a cool style: Khalid has it all and tonight his "romantic hits" will make the Milanese audience fall in love.