Jamil “Aries” Purnell talks capturing candid moments of 6lack, DaBaby stage diving, and Snoh Aalegra’s stage presence

Jamil “Aries” Purnell doesn’t capture the moment if he doesn’t have a connection to who is making it. As a photographer whose snapped photos of 6lack, Deante Hitchcock, Baby Rose, and others, he’s able to get the best out of them because he knows them beyond the music. “Most artists I work with are ones I have a personal connection with. That gives me access most people don’t have to intimate moments. I treasure those and the artists treasure those. Out of respect for the artists, I don’t post them,” Purnell told REVOLT. In this installment of “Tour Tales,” the photographer talks capturing candid moments between 6lack and his daughter, watching DaBaby getting carried away on stage, and capturing Snoh Aalegra at her best…


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