A native New Yorker, Michael Benabib has been taking photographs his entire life. Michael started out in the music industry, working for magazines such as Rolling Stone, and Vibe. He has photographed some of the most iconic names in entertainment.
Moving on, he branched out to do celebrity work for Forbes, ESPN Magazine, Newsweek and the New York Times Magazine.
Throughout the years Michael has always pursued his personal work finding inspiration in both the city he loves, NYC, and travel abroad. Michael’s work has been recognized by the Smithsonian in Washington where many of his photos of the early days of hip-hop have been added to their collection.
A collection of those photos is out now and available at the link below