Karl Kani - CAN I? x Kanah Flex

  • Rachel Cooper

Karl Kani is a label built on legacy, rooted within Hip-Hop, and founded on the principles of self-belief, self-expression, and hard hustle from the streets of Brooklyn. The brand continues to draw inspiration from the sound and style of the streets, living by their founding ethos, CAN I? A question, philosophy, and self-fulfilling prophecy, which laid the foundation of the brand, and everlasting belief that anything is possible. CAN I? Translates Karl Kani’s brand values and ethos through the voice and lived experience of grassroots ambassadors from the world of Hip-Hop, showcasing the endless diversity and self-expression of individuals past and present who have worn the brand. Kanah Flex is a South London Dancer and Choreographer who uses his platform to challenge stereotypes associated with Autism. Can I? Was a question Kanah deliberated at the beginning of his journey, questioning whether he could build a successful career from dance? Can I make a living? Can I overcome my struggles? Can I support my family, my community, and myself? In answering ‘Yes, I Can’ Kanah has since performed and choreographed shows around the world, alongside FKA Twigs.

Videographer: Joseph J Marshall
Photographer: Dom Fleming
Creative Director: Frazer Howie
Producer: Rachel Cooper