FEATURE: Bi-costal visual artist Jabari Jacobs shows off some serious editorial photography chops

May 25, 2016

Jabari Jacobs is a seriously talented, multi-purpose bi-costal photographer. Jacobs excels at everything from live musical performance photography, commercial and experimental editorial. His work has been commissioned by the likes of Interview Magazine, Paper, NY Times, BET, MTV, Wilhelmina, The Fader, Paper Mag, Pitchfork, and way, way more. You may have seen his photography as the cover art for some of our favorite records, like The Internet’s ‘Ego Death’.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor

pictured: @jazmiyagi // styling: @jourdannkadow

pictured: @jesseboykins3rd

credits: @londonzhiloh @forloveandlemons MUA: @makeupartistana_.jpg

credits: @kristasantiago @velvetcloouds @cydnieg

credit: @tashandcody // @pinkdotacademy @ay1nde

pictured: @tiararkelly

*Erin White is an Atlanta-based writer and AFROPUNK’s editorial and social media assistant. You can follow her on Tumblr or friend her on Facebook. Have a pitch or an inquiry? Shoot her an email at