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Wilson Wong - Singaporean Musician Interview


Camille Lumogdang
November 9, 2022

Wilson @iamwil.w is one of the Singaporean musicians who got hooked on sneakers because of the hip-hop culture. Comfortable shoes for a musician are essentials, and you won't miss Adidas pairs from his daily sneaker rotation!

What was the moment you first got drawn to sneakers, and which pair of sneakers triggered your passion?

That moment was when I got my first pair of Supra shoes back then!

All images via @iamwil.w

What’s one moment or trend in the history of sneaker culture that resonates with you?

Definitely, the hip-hop culture, basketball, and Michael Jordan resonate with me.

Please describe how it feels to you when you get and wear a new pair of kicks?

New pairs of kicks give me a new look, boosting my confidence daily.

What are some of your favorite creators/designers or brands and why?

I love Adidas shoes as they are really comfortable. As for Nike, I love how they come up with all the sleek designs!

What is one sneaker collaboration that doesn’t exist, but you wish/think should exist?

I dream of a collaboration between Nike x Adidas.

What are some of the current pairs of sneakers in your rotation?

Some sneakers in my rotation are the Nike Dunk Low, Adidas Street Ball, Nike Air Force One, XVessel Marshmallow, and XVessel G.O.P. Lows.

What is your ultimate holy grail sneaker that you have not managed to acquire so far?

One day, I would love to own a pair of Joe Freshgoods x New Balance 9060.

Other than kicks, what are some of your daily essentials or treasured items?

I love accessories, and my most prized collection is the feather from Ken Kikuchi.

Where can people find you on social media?  

Instagram: @iamwil.w

TikTok: @iamwil.w

Youtube: iamwilw

Facebook: iamwil.w

An engineer who loves writing in her spare time.