Jonathan Mannion Talks Creating DJ Khaled’s “Major Key” Cover [Video]

Renowned photographer to the stars, Jonathan Mannion stopped by Music Choice to discuss his experience in shooting DJ Khaled‘s album cover Major Key.

He says that everyone thinks that Khaled’s famous lines/captions are very gimmicky, but Mannion advises that it’s all real; “he really believes it, like it’s really pure,” he says.

For the actual shoot, they spent $5,000 on flowers alone, due to Khaled’s request of everything being colorful. He also asked for a throne and not 1 but 2 lions. Unfortunately, the budget only allowed one lion. Lol! You gotta love him!

Check it out above.

Photo Credit: ©Music Choice/Terrance Radcliff

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Last Night In NYC: Hennessy V.S celebrates Laura Stylez’ Birthday


Hot 97 Morning Show host, Laura Stylez, celebrated her birthday this weekend at the swanky Noble NYC.

In attendance were about 100 of Laura’s friends including

Her co-hosts Ebro Darden and Peter Rosenberg

Photographer and Director Jonathan Mannion, Rap Artist Joell Ortiz, and many more.


DJ Enuff kept the crowd moving on the 1’s & 2’s.


Hennessy V.S was the official sponsor of the event and featured Laura’s drink of choice “Stylez & Spice,” a recipe that includes Hennessy V.S, ginger beer, lime juice, and simple syrup served on the rocks.


Happy Birthday Laura from Team SFPL!

Photo Credit: Hennessy

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Last Night In NYC: The G-Shock Camo Ball

Photo credit: Dorothy Hong
Photo credit: Dorothy Hong
Last night, G-Shock celebrated its GA100CM and GDX6900TC camouflage watches with an invite-only Camo Ball right in the heart of Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.
Photo credit: Dorothy Hong
Photo credit: Dorothy Hong
The formal event required guests to wear at least one item of camo to get in. The themed attire for the evening was ‘Spring Formal’ paired with your favorite fashionable version of camouflage.
Photo credit: Dorothy Hong
Photo credit: Dorothy Hong
Photo credit: Bernard "Beanz" Smalls of SFPL
Photo credit: Bernard “Beanz” Smalls of SFPL
Camo-clad attendees sipped cold beer and custom cocktails while dancing to a curated soundtrack from New York’s own DJ Wonder and LA-based DJ SOSUPERSAM.
Photo credit: Dorothy Hong
Photo credit: Dorothy Hong
Guests took advantage of the photo booth (complete with camo backdrop) and checked out the floor-to-ceiling timeline of the history of camouflage while they relaxed and enjoyed hors d’oeuvres.
Also, In The Mix:
Singer/Songwriter Elle Varner
Legendary Photographer Jonathan Mannion
Media Personality Sharon Carpenter, SFPL‘s own Gabriel Williams and Actress Jenn Hamer
Hip-Hop Enthusiast & Rap Radar‘s Brian “B. Dot” Miller
Entree LSReginald Elliot, SFPL‘s own Rae Holliday and BLEU Magazine‘s Devon Christopher
Global Grind/No Judgement Zone‘s Xilla Valentine
Check out pics of the new G-Shock Camo Line and more below…

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[Photos: Bernard “Beanz” Smalls of SFPL]
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Last Night In NYC: AKOOxMANNION Collection Event


The AKOO Clothing Co. recently collaborated with hip hop photographer and director, Jonathan Mannion, for a Limited Edition ‘AKOOxMANNION Collection.’