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Gunner Stahl: Portraits : I Have So Much To Tell You Spiral-Bound | October 29, 2019

Gunner Stahl


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Intimate pictures of the top artists in rap music from one of the most influential and culturally relevant photographers of his generation

“Following the impressive careers of Gordon Parks and Carrie Mae Weems, who made photography imperative to documenting the various facets of black life, the medium became a staple in the rise of hip-hop. The culture’s next rising photography star lies in Gunner Stahl: a lanky, soft-spoken millennial from Atlanta, GA.” —Vibe

Explore intimate photographs of the top artists in rap music from one of the most influential and culturally relevant photographers of his generation. Photographer Gunner Stahl has captured shots of some of the world’s most famous rappers, including:
  • Drake
  • Migos
  • A$AP Rocky
  • Childish Gambino
  • Tyler, the Creator
  • Gucci Mane
  • Mac Miller
  • Wiz Khalifa
  • Nipsey Hussle
  • Post Malone
  • And more!
He started by capturing the burgeoning hip-hop scene in Atlanta with an undeniable raw energy that has led to professional opportunities with magazines like Vogue, Fader, and Highsnobiety as well as brands like Google, Red Bull, Moncler, Adidas, Stella McCartney, PUMA, and Kylie Jenner’s Thick clothing collection.

If you’re a huge modern hip-hop head, you will love this book. Here are intimate photos from The Weeknd during his time recording Kiss Land, 21 Savage working on Savage Mode, to dearly departed favorites such as Lil Peep, Nipsey Hussle, Mac Miller, and a page dedicated to A$AP Yams. Portraits also offers unseen images of celebrities, including Miley Cyrus, Paris Hilton, and Billie Eilish, along with written contributions from rapper Swae Lee and photographer Chi Modu. Flipping through its pages is a chance to take a deep dive into pop culture’s most powerful current.
Publisher: ABRAMS
Original Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176 pages
ISBN-10: 1419741314
Item Weight: 1.5 lbs
Dimensions: 9.4 x 0.7 x 7.4 inches
Gunner Stahl is, according to the Fader, “the photographer behind your favorite rap photos.” Born and bred in Atlanta, Gunner started by taking photos of his friends, many of who happened to be up-and-coming rappers. With hard work, Gunner broke into more mainstream opportunities. He’s been featured and has had his photos featured by publications including VICE, Paper, W, Milk, i-D, and others. His photography was used as the album art for Metro Boomin’s “No Complaints” and Playboi Carti’s 2016 mixtape Playboi Carti.