If a picture is worth a thousand words, photographer Jonathan Mannion has a lot to say. For over two decades, the Ohio native has shot some of the most iconic images in hip-hop and pop culture. In addition to celebrating the 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s Reasonable Doubt, he was recently commissioned to shoot the artwork for DJ Khaled and Gucci Mane’s upcoming albums. Hours before his gallery showcase, Mannion talks about his storied career, finances, magazine shoots, Eminem, Afeni Shakur, 50 Cent, licensing, and more! Subscribe on iTunes.
Photos: Daniel J Vasquez