Playboy Magazine’s 2017 Music Issue

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Left: Playboy Interview with Patton Oswalt; Top Right: September Playmate Jessica Wall; Bottom Right: October Playmate Milan Dixon

Powerhouse singer and songwriter Halsey makes her Playboy magazine cover debut for the September/October 2017 Music Issue. No topic is off limits as she answers Playboy’s 20Qs and is more outspoken than ever on race, reproductive freedom, her new album, and how she emotionally invests in her fans.

“I’ve always collected vintage Playboy issues. 5 feet from my bed there’s a 4 foot canvas of a 1971 vintage cover that I wake up to every single day!” said Halsey. “It’s truly an honor to be featured on the cover of a magazine that has always been the embodiment of sensuality, intelligence, humor and class.”

“We are absolutely thrilled to present Halsey to our readers,” said Cooper Hefner, Playboy’s Chief Creative Officer. “She’s the kind of courageous and provocative artist that perfectly represents the modern Playboy ethos.”

  • Playboy Interview: a candid conversation with Patton Oswalt, the comedian, actor and social media guru on returning to the stage after some dramatic ups and downs in his personal life.
  • September Playmate: Chicago-born Jessica Wall shares her love for travel in a pink-inspired 11-page pictorial and centerfold, shot by Graham Dunn.
  • October Playmate: Las Vegas native Milan Dixon takes “Center Stage” with a sultry 11-page pictorial and centerfold, shot by Aaron Feaver.

Playboy’s Music Issue also includes features with soulstress Jhené Aiko, Chicago rapper Vic Mensa, indie artist and fashion trendsetter Børns, and The War on Drugs’ frontman Adam Granduciel on breathing new life into rock and roll. Moreover, this issue’s Heritage piece uncovers the history of Hugh Hefner’s music label, Playboy Records, in Going Vinyl.

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Patton Oswalt, photographed by Patrick Maus; Playmate Jessica Wall, photographed by Graham Dunn; Playmate Milan Dixon, photographed by Aaron Feaver.

Read the full press release here.