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We curate stories of the Black experience through the voices and art of Black creatives. Through collaboration and our collective of artists, ABS grants each Featured Artist one wish that will fast-track their career goals.

Clinton Patterson

“I think about sound, kind of like cooking ingredients….writing music and combining sounds is like combining flavors…’s no surprise that we have amazing cooks in the Black community. We also have amazing beatmakers because it’s really the same skill” MORE

Los Angeles based singer-songwriter and musician Clinton Patterson writes modern day spirituals that focus on themes such as circle of life, light in darkness and resurrection. Through his music and as a messenger, Clinton feels it is his responsibility to give some comfort, lend some encouragement and be a small act of defiance against whomever one’s oppressor may be.

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“When you’re in a marginalized community, you’re focused on escaping that marginalization…but it’s also important to address the human feelings and the difficulties that [that burden] carries…”

— Adjenai

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