Although at first glance they may seem like an unlikely duo, artist/activist, Ai Weiwei, and musician/all around creative, A$AP Rocky, have more in common than one might think.

Sotheby’s recently had the opportunity to interview both men as part of their series exploring today’s voices who “have pushed boundaries and challenged the definition of art.”

Touching on things like fearlessness, originality, inspiration, and each man’s latest creative venture (album and book), it’s a rare glimpse into what pushes two prominent thought leaders who dabble in multiple fields.

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Words by Alec Banks
Features Editor

Alec Banks is a Los Angeles-based long-form writer with over a decade of experience covering fashion, music, sports, and culture.