Brian Cross aka B+ is a well-respected photographer in the world of hip-hop. Born in Limerick, schooled in NCAD in Dublin, but based out of LA for a long time, he has been responsible for many an iconic image.
You will know his work:
- The cover of DJ Shadow’s Endtroducing
- Brasilintime and Keepintime – documentaries bringing drummers and DJs together
- Photoshoots with Beastie Boys, Old Dirty Bastard, Eazy-E, Jurassic 5, Company Flow, Blackalicious, Madlib, Blackalicious, The Fugees, Biggie, The Roots, Snoop Dogg,
- It’s Not About A Salary – his book which featured West Coast hip-hop before many others.
Unfortunately, Cross’ had all his camera gear stolen recently and friends have setup a fundraiser for him to help him get back to making and creating more iconic work.
If you’ve ever appreciated his work or are just hearing about it for the first time, consider donating to the campaign.