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From Aaliyah to Jay-Z: Captured moments in hip-hop history - Jonathan Mannion

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Jonathan Mannion once convinced rapper DMX to climb into a pool of blood -- all in pursuit of the perfect photo. In this passionate TEDYouth talk, the photographer shares how fighting for the moments he needs to capture has helped him tell the stories of Biggie, Jay-Z, Aaliyah and other hip-hop greats.

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