Photography by Tafari © 2020

Category : Black Culture

January 3, 2012

If this song doesn't make you happy, dance, or do a disco spin then you have some issues in your head!

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September 5, 2011

I LOVE Fela Kuti...... His music, his remaining influence on afro-rhythms and his legacy. -------------------------------- Fela (the musical) is coming to Detroit's Music Hall this winter and the promoters are grinding hard to get the word out with literature, commercials &

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August 27, 2011

So, I'm posting this from NYC in the wake of hurricane Irene. Im hoping that Im able to get home by Tuesday night. I really am.... Stay tuned! --------------------- Last weekend, I had an idea to photograph Black women with natural hairstyles in Detroit for a mini interview pr

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February 21, 2011

Over the last couple of months during various trips to NYC, I completed my NYC Analog Portraits series. For some strange reason, I was a little apprehensive about completing this during the winter months because I felt that winter wear (coats, hates, scarves, etc) would detract

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February 3, 2011

Black history shout out to culinary pioneer Lucreetia Brown-Jenkins who introduced the world to the sour pickle & peppermint stick snack in 1972.

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December 28, 2010

I love the UnSung series from TVOne!!!! The behind the scenes look that each episode shows us is inspiring, shocking at times & tripped out most often. You never know what these artists are dealing with.... This look into Teena Marie's life made me smile because she was a

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November 18, 2010

One of the most epic moments from this past summer was spent at the Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson party hosted by Spike Lee. From the promos of the party, I expected it to be a great time but in reality it was so much more. When we got to Prospect Park was bumping! People wer

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October 15, 2010

The other night I bumped into blues singer Thornetta Davis in Ann Arbor.  When I walked into the room, she was on stage performing but when she saw me, she gave me a quick shout out. I got all excited. You know I get excited a lot…. I fell in love with Thornetta about a goo

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October 6, 2010

Many of my friends say that that he is the best MC of all time. I say so as well.

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October 5, 2010

The instrument is so huge but he manages to parade and dnce around stage as if it is light as a flute.

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