Posts Tagged ‘Hip-Hop’

John Ricard: Artist with a Leica

Cedric the Entertainer © John Ricard

A master at capturing the feel of the vibrant, edgy hip hop scene from the inside, John Ricard is irreverent and opinionated, but never boring. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he moved with his family to Baton Rouge, Louisiana as a youngster, but found his way back to New York City as an adult. There he [...]

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Jonathan Mannion: Urban Legend

Notorious BIG

A Cleveland, Ohio native, Jonathan Mannion began capturing images of up-and-coming urban music superstars after working for a year with world-renowned photographer Richard Avedon. In 1996, he launched his professional career by shooting the photographs for the classic hip-hop album “Reasonable Doubt” by Jay-Z. In the years since, Jonathan’s photography has grown alongside the culture [...]

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