Photography by Tafari © 2020

Category : Pop Culture

January 27, 2012

I don’t watch many shows on television. Maybe like 4 or 5 shows weekly and then, I’m mostly watching via DVR. When I bumped into Marshana Dahlia Ritchie pictured above, I believe she told me that she was on “The Bachelor.”   I never watched the show so I was totally

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November 30, 2011

Is it déjà vu? "CONGRATULATIONS! We are happy to inform you that your application for Press and Industry Accreditation for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week In New York F/W 2012 has been approved." Seems like I was just in NYC for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week & here I am on the cu

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October 30, 2011

From the Urban Dictionary: Bitch Goggles - Designer sunglasses of the feminine sort that scream wealth, glamour, and sophistication. The trend (as with most things trendy) seems to be the bigger, the better. In addition to blocking out rays from suns in distant galaxies, serving

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October 7, 2011

Tuesday, I was so let down with the announcement of the iPhone 4s. I was expecting something much more sexy. In fact I was bored with the presentation, then pissed off. Way to go Tim Cook! I’m not sure what I was expecting but I did not get anything that made me want to jump

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October 6, 2011

1987... I had my introduction to computers in the 7th grade at Durfee middle school. I LOVED my computer class but I didn’t like my teacher, Mr. Donaldson at all.  He was tall, super skinny, high yellow, short but pointy afro and a nose the size of a small Yukon gold potato.

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September 18, 2011 Pompadour, Lashes & Personality

I was in the media riser photographing the Tracy Reese runway show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week when I spotted Brooklyn based singer “Raye6” in the audience. From her serious pompadour, you can imagine that she was not easy to miss. After the show, I quickly packed my cam

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September 16, 2011

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is officially over & I survived the madness for five days…. This season for me was the best of the three that I have attended for one major reason & that is because I refused to let anyone or anything stress me out. This means that I got int

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September 14, 2011

I caught up with celebrity stylist & soon to be reality star (VH1), June Ambrose Monday at Lincoln Center rocking some funky "shoegasmic" ice skate inspired heels. Filming is going on now & more details are forthcoming on her show. Stay tuned to my friends The NYLA Rep

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August 31, 2011

This time last year, I was nervous as hell about photographing at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for my friends at The NYLA Report. I had an idea of what to expect but that did not settle my anxiousness at all. You may remember me talking about it non-stop. With two seasons of Merc

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August 22, 2011

One of the VERY 1st CDs that I EVERY purchased was Rachelle Ferrell’s self titled album “Rachelle Ferrell” back in 1992. I purchased the album because I fell in love with her voice on “No Rhyme, No Reason” by George Duke, where she was on background vocals. I was infat

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