Legendary hip-hop photographer Chi Modu to exhibit work in Lagos — Arts — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News


This December,1st and 2nd, the prolific Nigerian-American photographer and documentarian Chi Modu will exhibit his work for the first time in Lagos at Budweiser’s music platform BUDX – which is at the heart of shaping emerging music.The 2-day series will consist of masterclasses and workshops with key industry tastemakers.

Chi Modu is the powerhouse behind some of hip-hop’s most iconic images—and when we say iconic, we’re talking the Notorious B.I.G in a coogi sweater in front of the Twin Towers and 2Pac mid-smoke showing of the words “Thug Life” tattoo across his stomach. Modu captured hip-hop’s golden era like no other, shooting the likes of Nas, Mobb Deep, Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J amongst many others. He also shot over 30 covers for The Source as their Director…

Read More…..Guardian Newspapers